Find useful resources on this page to support you in providing high-quality licensed child care programming that promotes healthy childhood development.
Applying for our child care grants
Operating a City-owned childcare centre
Assessing community need
Indigenous cultural competency videos
Research on the impact of recent childcare funding
Child development research and child care advocacy resources
Social emotional learning resources
City funding for childcare providers
This program offers small grants for non-profit organizations, to assist with the capital costs of outfitting rooms in schools to house licensed childcare.
Provides one-time funding for research, policy development, and related projects to improve childcare in Vancouver.
Provides free access to workshops, labs, and other learning opportunities for staff and board members of eligible organizations.
Provides funding to social service organizations to turn innovative ideas into viable projects that address social change, create or enhance social inclusion and belonging, and help Vancouver's most vulnerable residents.
Provides funds to non-profit organizations to support new and existing daycares.
Provides funds for non-profit daycare centres facing financial emergencies, to help them strengthen their cash flow and better manage their money.
Provides funds to licensed non-profit daycares to help cover costs for starting new programs or expanding existing ones.
Provides support for capital projects that preserve or increase the capacity of facilities used to address the needs of vulnerable communities.