Massachusetts has received $314 Million in federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Child Care Stabilization funds aimed at providing economic relief to child care programs impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic across the country. The Department of Early Education and Care (EEC) will be responsible for distributing these funds to child care providers across the Commonwealth.
This unprecedented influx of federal funds is aimed at providing short-term financing for child care providers to help sustain program operations despite enrollment fluctuations and ensure the continued availability of care in under-resourced communities. Department of Early Education and Care
For more information and application support:
Strategies for Children-EEC Child Care Stabilization Grant Information Page