Child Care Assistance Grant Program

Program Description

The Arroyo Grande Child Care Assistance Grant Program is intended to provide monetary grants to eligible child care providers. The City recognizes the critical need of such services, which provide licensed child care for the Arroyo Grande community, benefiting children, families and supporting the local economy. Grants will be awarded in minimum amounts of not less than $1,000. Funding for the 2021-23 Community Service Grant Program is $100,000.

Application Process and Deadline

All interested child care providers must complete an application form in its entirety. Completed application forms, along with supplemental documents must be submitted by 5:00 p.m., Friday September 30, 2022. Applications are encouraged to be submitted electronically - electronic signatures are accepted. 

Please download and save the application to your computer. This is a fillable PDF, and applicants are encouraged to complete this packet electronically. Alternatively, applicants may print and complete this packet by hand, and either scan and submit electronically to the email address provided on the grant overview instructions, or mail the hard copy to the address also provided on the grant overview instructions.

Forms & Documents

Application - Arroyo Grande Child Care Assistance Grant Program (PDF)

Solicitud de Applicación de Subvencion - Programa de Asistencia para el Cuidado Infantil de Arroyo Grande (PDF)

Grant Overview (PDF)

Descripción General de la Subvención - Programa de Asistencia para el Cuidado Infantil de Arroyo Grande (PDF) 

Press Release - May 13, 2022 (PDF)

Press Release Spanish Version - May 13, 2022 (PDF)