Dallas County Child Care Provider Catalyst Funds

Micro-grants will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis to eligible providers meeting one of the criteria as long as funding is available.

City of Dallas Child Care Micro-Grant Program

To be eligible, child care providers must meet the following qualifications:

• Must be licensed with Texas Health and Human Services and be in good standing.
• Must be physically located and operating in the City of Dallas, Texas
• Child care provider must have been in existence since October 1, 2019
• Must be current on City of Dallas taxes
• Currently providing child care services to children
• Have experienced a loss of revenue of at least 25 percent, an increase of expenses of at least 25 percent, or a combination of decreased revenue and increased expenses in an amount representing a 25 percent net impact on overall revenue versus expenditures AND/OR seen a decrease in enrollment of at least 25 percent as of March 1, 2020
• Cannot be a franchise
• Cannot have received a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan
• Cannot have received assistance from the City’s Small Business Continuity Fund (SBCF) Program in an amount exceeding $5,000.00. Assistance received from the City’s SBCF Program, if less than $5,000.00, will be deducted from the total award amount so that the childcare provider does not receive more than $5,000.00 total from both programs.
• Each qualified child care provider must execute an agreement with the City of Dallas prior to receipt of micro-grant award.

This program has been ENDED . Thank you to everyone who submitted an application.

City of Irving Emergency Child Care Assistance Program-CARES Act Funding Micro-Grant

City of Irving child care providers must:

• be located in the City of Irving;

• be registered or licensed through the Texas Health and Human Services Commission;

• have been in existence as of January 1, 2020;

• be current in the payment of all City of Irving taxes;

• provide child care services to children of covered essential workers; and

• demonstrate a loss of at least 25% in income since March 1, 2020 due to the pandemic

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