Municipality of Anchorage Child Care Stabilization Grant
thread is excited to partner with the Municipality of Anchorage’s Assembly and Mayor’s Office on the Municipality of Anchorage (MOA) Child Care Stabilization Grant.
Application Period: June 5, 2023 – November 30, 2024
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The intent/purpose of the Municipality of Anchorage (MOA) Child Care Stabilization Grant is to retain and recruit licensed child care programs in the MOA.
Eligible programs that are open during the application period may apply one-time for the grant while funding is available.
The funding for this grant is possible through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) and Local Fiscal Recovery Fund (SLFRF) Grant via a grant from the Municipality of Anchorage’s Assembly and Mayor’s Office. thread is the intermediary for grant distribution.
Eligible child care programs are:
- open and operating on or after November 1, 2022
- licensed by the Municipality of Anchorage Child Care Licensing
- located in the Municipality of Anchorage
Important note: Programs that received the MOA location-based award as part of the State of Alaska Child Care Program Office Phase 3 COVID-19 Child Care Stabilization grant program are not eligible to apply.
The application period is June 5, 2023 through November 30, 2024 (or until the funding is expended).
To apply, programs must
- complete and sign the application,
- complete, sign and upload IRS Form W-9
- submit the application
Applications will be reviewed on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Grant Award Amount
Grant awards are based on the child care program’s licensed capacity. Programs will receive $800 per licensed seat.
Allowable funding categories include:
- Rent or mortgage, utilities, facility maintenance and improvements, or insurance
- Personnel costs, benefits, premium pay, recruitment, retention
- Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), cleaning & sanitation supplies and services, or training professional development related to health and safety practices
- Purchases of or updates to equipment and supplies to respond to COVID-19
- Goods and services necessary to maintain or resume child care services
- Mental health supports for children and employees
Applications will be reviewed on a first-come, first-serve basis while funding is available. Recipients will be notified by thread upon successful review of the application.
This grant may impact the program’s taxable income. Guidance is available at IRS.gov, or by consulting a tax consultant or the small business development center.