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State Grants Available to Expand Child Care Services

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The North Dakota Department of Commerce is now accepting applications for a series of state child care grants.

The goal is to create more childcare options for working families.

The Child Care Grant program benefits new and expanding child care facilities by providing funds for the purchase and renovation of real estate, furniture, fixtures and equipment. The program provides $3 of grant funds for every $1 of matching funds.

"There is demand for high-quality, reliable child care providers throughout our state to support our young working families with children," says program coordinator Andrea Holl Pfennig. "Our goal with this program is to help create additional childcare options for working families." 

Grant proposals will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis.

The deadline for application is August 30, 2013.

For more information, visit www.communityservices.nd.gov/community/child-care-grant-program/ .

 

 

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