The Thurston Childcare Grant Program offers acute funding support to childcare providers attempting to reopen or remain open under Governor Inslee’s Safe Start program. While there is insufficient funding to mitigate the full economic damage caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, we are hopeful that small grants may provide at least some measure of support as providers open and learn to operate under considerably different circumstances and requirements.
All Thurston County childcare providers meeting eligibility requirements will be considered. The Thurston Economic Development Council (EDC) will administer the program on behalf of Thurston Strong partners. Applications will be received and processed in order, until funds are depleted. For more information and to complete the online application, visit: www.thurstonstrong.org.