Family Home Centre Capital Grants

The Family Home Centre Capital Grant is open to individuals who wish to license as a Family Home Centre. 

What are the funding requirements?

Eligible expenses include the following streams, and centres can apply to one, two or all three streams:
Capital Grants: 

  • Capital improvements - Eligible expenses include: below grade access door, appliances, walls, doors, fencing, plumbing, electrical (up to a maximum of $15,000 will be granted).
  • Infant Programming Equipment – Eligible expenses include: cribs, change table, rocking chair, toys, books, stroller, baby mat, monitor, mattress, bedding, mobile and gates (up to a maximum of $5,000 will be granted).
  • Family Home Centre Program Improvements – Eligible expenses include: chairs, tables, play equipment, preschool age toys (up to $5,000 will be granted).

Grant approval is subject to availability of funds and not guaranteed to all applicants. 

What do I need to complete the online form?

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

  • Indicate if you are applying for funding to support Capital Improvement(s), Infant Programming Equipment, and / or Family Home Centre Program Improvements;
  • Provide business name and contact information;
  • Family Home Centre license number or Date of License Application submission to the Early Learning and Child Care Board;
  • Proposed infant and preschool spaces:
  • Floor plans for proposed renovation.

Once approved, expense and support documents such as receipts to support the proposed equipment purchases and/or the proposed capital improvements, will need to be provided. 

How do I apply?

Click the blue button below to apply for a Capital Funding Grant for a family home centre.

Who can I contact?

Contact the Director of Early Childhood Development at or by phone at 902-393-3325.

Education and Lifelong Learning

General Inquiries

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

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