Learn more about Child Care Stabilization Grant  

The Early Learning Coalition of Pinellas County is thrilled to share information about The Child Care Stabilization 
grant program funded through the 
American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). The proposed funding will provide
direct assistance to eligible childcare providers to support their financial stability and offset
unexpected costs associated with
the COVID-19 pandemic.

Eligibility Requirements


Provider must be licensed on or before March 11, 2021


Provider must have current provider profile on file with ELC


Provider must have an up-to-date W-9 on file


Provider cannot have had a terminated contract
in the last five years


Provider must not be under investigation
or convicted of child care fraud


Provider cannot be on the USDA disqualified list

Funding from the Child Care Stabilization Grant Program is designed to help providers preserve current services
and to create a long-term investment in their employees and programs. To help you better understand the
grant and its allowable expense, we have included a Spending and Documentation Guide,
how-to application file and FAQ document below.
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Processes and Procedures

A. Placements

I. General: 

  1. Appointment Phone Script and Process
  2. BG1-11 Outreach and Enrollment Process
  3. Placement 30-30 Plan
  4. Browsing
  5. Keying Placements
  6. Sib-Adds
  7. Interview Flow
  8. Terms and Conditions in the Family Portal Account

II. Waitlist:

III. CCAA Process:

B. Enrollments


I. Processing Redeterminations: 

II. Rejections for Redeterminations:

III. Other/General Redetermination Information:

D. Reestablishment Periods/Reviews

E. Transfers

F. Suspended Enrollments

G. Coalition Transfers

H. Social Security

I. SR Plus-Local Funding