Professional Development Grants for Regulated Child Care
Professional Development Grants are available to regulated child care facilities.
The Professional Development Grant covers a number of expenses that come with attending professional development events and sessions including:
- Event and registration fees
- Accommodation costs
- Travel costs
- Meal allowance
- Staffing expenses, including additional wages or hiring replacement staff
The maximum amount that can be claimed under the Professional Development Grant is $300 per person, per event, plus mileage.
Grants will be issued only for professional development attendance at events, in-house group-based workshops or on-line sessions in Saskatchewan that are delivered, sponsored/funded or supported by the Early Years Branch, Ministry of Education. To ensure eligibility of what is being considered, contact your Early Learning and Child Care program consultant.
3. How to Apply
Employers can complete the Application for Reimbursement of Professional Development Expenses Form for all staff who attended an event.
Those who attended the event must provide:
- Required receipts
- Proof of registration
- A copy of the Certificate of Participation (if available)
More than one application form can be submitted, but the total of all applications cannot exceed your facility's maximum Professional Development Grant.
Applications must be submitted within two months following each event attended.