COVID-19 Quality Initiative 2

May 27, 2022

Total Grants Statewide: $940,000 (jan 2021) 


  • Funding to help the capacity of child care programs during the early months of the pandemic.


  • Total Programs Awarded: 260
    Average Payout: $5,769


Since June 2020, thread has awarded $1.5 million to Alaska’s licensed early childhood education programs. thread also advocated on behalf of the child care sector, resulting in more than $40 million of CARES Act funding being allocated in State and local support.