Infrastructure Grant: Minor Renovations and Repairs

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​The purpose of the Infrastructure Grant Program (IGP) is to preserve, enhance, and expand access to child care and development and preschool opportunities for children up to five years of age by providing grants to renovate, repair, modernize, retrofit, or build new licensed child care centers and family child care homes (collectively referred to as “child care facilities”)


The "Minor Renovations and Repairs" portion of this grant is for minor renovations, repairs, modernization, or retrofitting of existing child care facilities to increase or recover capacity due to a declared disaster, mitigate future disasters, address needs related to health and safety, licensing, or the COVID-19 pandemic, and for other existing facilities for use as child care facilities. Funds shall be used to preserve, enhance, or expand existing child care spaces.

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible Applicants:

  • Business
  • Individual
  • Nonprofit
  • Public Agency
  • Tribal Government

​As identified in Welfare and Institutions Code (W&IC) 10310.1, eligible applicants are limited to child care providers who offer child care and development and preschool program services in licensed child care centers and licensed family child care homes, as defined in Health and Safety Code (HSC) sections 1596.76 and 1596.78. Applicants may be non-profits, for-profit businesses, or Tribes. 

Eligible Geographies:

​Eligible project sites shall: • Be located in the State of California and serve children and families in California. • Operate as a California licensed child care center or licensed family child care home for at least one year prior to August 1, 2021. 

Etc. Please review the program link for full description. 

Important Dates

The date (and time, where applicable) by which all applications must be submitted to the grantmaker. Time listed as “00:00” equates to midnight.
The date on which the grantor expects to announce the recipient(s) of the grant.
3/2022 - 9/2022
The length of time during which the grant money must be utilized.
June 30, 2022

Funding Details

The total projected dollar amount of the grant.
A single grant opportunity may represent one or many awards. Some grantors may know in advance the exact number of awards to be given. Others may indicate a range. Some may wish to and wait until the application period closes before determining how many awards to offer; in this case, a value of “Dependent” will display.
500 – 1000
Grant opportunities representing multiple awards may offer awards in the same amount or in varied amounts. Some may wish to wait until the application period closes before determining per-award amounts; in this case, a value of “Dependent” will display.
$25,000 – $249,999
Certain grants require that the recipient(s) provide a letter of intent.
Certain grants require that the recipient(s) be able to fully or partially match the grant award amount with another funding source.
The funding source allocated to fund the grant. It may be either State or Federal (or a combination of both), and be tied to a specific piece of legislation, a proposition, or a bond number.
  • Federal
The manner in which the grant funding will be delivered to the awardee. Funding methods include reimbursements (where the recipient spends out-of-pocket and is reimbursed by the grantor) and advances (where the recipient spends received grant funds directly).
  • Advances & Reimbursement(s)

Funding Method Notes:

Fund disbursement method will be determined based on the approved projects. We can reimburse providers for approved/eligible work/projects if the work/equipment was purchased/performed after August 1, 2021.

How to Apply

State agencies/departments recommend you read the full grant guidelines before applying.


For questions about this grant, contact:
Nicole Hvisc, 1-916-651-7958,