These grants are available to licensed child care providers in Pinellas County.
Benefits include onboarding incentives and training with completion bonuses.
*One bonus per person. Previous recipients are not eligible.*
Onboarding Incentives (available to
new staff hired after 7/1/22):
$500 upon successful completion of background screening and 120 hours on-the-job (all providers including school-age)
$700 upon successful completion of DCF pre-service training (all providers including school-age)
ARPA Helpdesk hours will be canceled on November 22 and December 27, 2023, due to holiday closures.