Early Childhood Centre – Major Expansion Capital Grant

Up to $50,000 is available through the Early Childhood Centre Major Expansion Capital Grant to assist Early Childhood Centres, Early Years Centres, and Preschool Centres to make major expansions / renovations at their facility(ies) in order to add new spaces. 
To apply, please download and submit a completed PDF form (in person, by mail, email or fax) or apply online (below) before February 25, 2019 @ 4:00 p.m. (AST).

Is my centre eligible for capital funding?

All licensed early childhood centres, Early Years Centres and pre-school centres are eligible to apply, subject to the following:

  • All work funded through the grant must be completed prior to December 31, 2019;
  • The work must result in the creation of new licensed infant and pre-school spaces within currently licensed programs (As of December 31, 2018) on PEI.

What are the funding details?

Up to $50,000 is available to support the expansion, renovation or modification of indoor/outdoor environments and or to purchase equipment to facilitate the creation of new licensed infant and pre-school spaces.
All work under these grants must be completed prior to December 31, 2019.

What do I need to complete the online form?

You will be asked to enter or upload information as follows: 

  • Business name and contact information;
  • EYC license number;
  • Type of Centre; 
  • Current and proposed infant and preschool spaces including:
  • # of licensed spaces, part-time and full-time
  • Number on waiting list
  • Number of new spaces proposed
  • Total spaces (current and proposed new spaces)
  • Provide a brief project summary which clearly describes how the investment will increase space
  • Identify other grants previously received to increase space or hours, (drop-down list offered)
  • Upload supporting documents, including: budget; written estimates from qualified contractors or vendors; and floor plans for the proposed expansion or renovation.

Is there anything else I will need to do when I apply?

 

Education, Early Learning and Culture

General Inquiries

Department of Education, Early Learning and Culture
Holman Centre
Suite 101, 250 Water Street
Summerside, PE C1N 1B6

Phone: 902-438-4130
Fax: 902-438-4062

educationinquiries@edu.pe.ca