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Development Grant

Childminder Development Grant

Applications for the CMDG opens on Monday 14th June 2021 

and the process closes on 16th July 2021. 

To be eligible to apply for funding, you must be Childminder who is:Childminding development grant 2021

• Providing an existing childminding service carried out in the Childminder’s home
OR
• Proposing a new childminding service to be carried out in the Childminder’s home
• A Childminder who provides/proposes to provide childminding services (not including Childminders own children) for at least: 3 children on a part time basis
OR
• 1 child on a full-time basis and 1 child on a part time basis
• Must provide evidence of appropriate insurance (must show valid insurance period)
• Must provide evidence of Tusla Children First E-Learning programme
• Required to operate as a Childminder for a minimum of two years following receipt of the grant.

The maximum grant available to a Childminder, who fully meets the criteria of the scheme, is 90% of total receipted eligible childcare expenditure, subject to a maximum grant of €1,000. Please note, Childminders may re-apply after 2 years, or after a shorter if your first CMDG was for less than the maximum amount.

As part of the application process a form must be completed by OCCC to confirm you are known to us, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone 085 1783397 if you require this form to be completed.

The grant is being processed by Meath County Childcare Committee; therefore, your completed application form and support documents should be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 16th July 2021.

 

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