Grants and Financial Opportunities
Contact Us For any questions on our programs or eligibility, please call the Grant Line (651) 287-6919 or by email.
Child Care Service Grants
These grants are available to assist licensed child care providers/programs and legally exempt school-based school-age care programs increase the quality of their programs. Think Small administers the Child Care Service Grant programs in the seven county metro area (Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott and Washington).
The 2012-2013 Child Care Service Grants deadline for submission has passed. Notification of Grant Award or Denial will be mailed on November 1, 2012.
Emergency Grant Applications
Emergency Grants are available to assist licensed child care providers/programs and legally exempt school-based school-age care programs experiencing an emergency. An emergency includes occurrences that disrupt a provider/program's immediate ability to provide care for the children enrolled in their program, or occurrences that jeopardize the health and safety of the children in the program.
Please call the Grant Line at 651-287-6919 or send a request by email for availability of Emergency Grant Funds.
Renovation Loan Program
On behalf of the Minneapolis Department of Health and Family Support and in partnership with the Greater Metropolitan Housing Corporation (GMHC), Think Small is looking for eligible child care programs committed to improving the quality of child care environments in Minneapolis .
For program details, please select the link below that matches the type of care you provide.
If you have additional questions, please call 651-366-6787 or by email.