New Grant Opportunity

Good morning,

The Cabinet for Health and Family Services, Department for Community Based Services, Division of Child Care is pleased to announce a new grant opportunity designed to increase high-quality early education services by providing matching grant funds for Community Partnership Early Education Services in Kentucky.  This grant opportunity aims to address the decline in programs in communities across the state by providing support to non-profit organizations and community partners. The funding will be used to start new child care programs with matching funds up to $100,000 available per program. 

There are a total of ten (10) grants available. The selection process will be based on a rubric attached to the application. The grant application process for eligible organizations will open on March 15, 2023.  Applications and all supporting documentation will be due by May 15, 2023. Award approval notifications will be sent by June 1, 2023. 

The application is available the Cabinet’s Office of Administrative Services website at We encourage all eligible organizations to apply.

DCC will hold a webinar on March 24, 2023 at 1:00 pm to explain the process and answer any questions you may have.  If you would like to join the webinar please click on the link below. If you have any questions regarding the grant process please contact Jessica Cain