The Childminding Development Grant

The Childminding Development Grant Each year the Department of Children and Youth Affairs (DCYA) makes funding available for Childminder’s. This funding is administrated locally by Limerick Childcare Committee. The same scale grant of €1,000 is available to Childminders, who are Registered with Tusla or Voluntary Notified to Limerick Childcare Committee. Other eligibility criteria apply, including completion of the ‘Quality Awareness Programme’ and Proof of Insurance.

The Childminding Development Grant can be used to purchase toys, educational materials and equipment or make some minor household adaptations to assist the Childminder in developing a quality service.

The Childminding Development Grant can be used to purchase toys, educational materials and equipment or make some minor household adaptations to assist the Childminder in developing a quality service.