Childcare Program Development Grants

Is your non-profit organization looking to start a new childcare program, or expand a childcare program you already operate?

If so, you may be eligible for grants from the City of Vancouver. Funds are available to assist with planning, licensing, fundraising and start-up costs.

Conditions apply, so see below for more information.

Current status Open
Application deadline  April 24, 2020

Eligibility criteria

Non-profit organizations offering licensed childcare in the City of Vancouver may be eligible to apply. Detailed eligibility criteria can be found on the information sheet (see link below).

Priority is given to organizations that provide full-day and out-of-school care in high-need, under-served areas of the city.

How to apply (for reference only)

  1. Read the information sheet (164 KB)

    The information sheet describes this and other City of Vancouver childcare grants, including:

    • Eligibility
    • Funding
    • Decision-making
    • Application process
  2. Download and complete these documents:
  3. Email your completed application and attachments to