Childminding Development Grant


Childminding Development Grant 2022

The Childminding Development Grant has been announced for 2022 and is now open for applications. 


What is the Childminding Development Grant?

The Grant aims to support the enhancement of quality and safety in the service through the purchase of small capital items, equipment, toys or minor adaptation costs. It may also give financial assistance to new or prospective childminders with their initial set-up costs.


What funding is available under the Childminder Development Grant?

The maximum grant available to a Childminder, who fully meets the criteria of the scheme, is 90% of total receipted eligible expenditure, subject to a maximum grant of €1,000.  


Who is eligible to apply for funding?

For the full guidelines, including terms and conditions and eligible expenditure, please download your CMDG Application Form HERE

All applications require page 10 to be completed by your local County Childcare Committee - Please contact Amy at to complete this page or if you require any support with your application. 

Completed application forms should be emailed to Cavan County Childcare Committee at  by close of business 15th July 2022. Late applications will not be considered. 

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