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.

Dallas County Emergency Child Care Assistance Distribution-CARES Act funding micro-grant

Excluding the City of Dallas, child care providers must:

• be a for-profit organization (non-profit organizations are not eligible);

• be officially registered with the State, physically located, and operating within Dallas County (excluding the City of Dallas);

• have been in existence February 1, 2019;

• be current in the payment of all Dallas County and local taxes;

• currently provide child care services to children of essential workers;

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

• have a signed memorandum of understanding (MOU) to serve children in the Child Care Assistance program

   Owners of multiple businesses will only be eligible for one award.

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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