New Spaces Fund

The Childcare BC New Spaces Fund provides funding to create new licensed child care, helping families access affordable, quality child care and strengthening communities across British Columbia.

Through the New Spaces Fund, the Ministry of Children and Family Development is seeking to maximize the number of spaces in high need areas across the province by focusing on community planning and child care needs.

Funding Recipients

If you have successfully applied and received New Spaces Funding, the Funding Guidelines, Application Resource and FAQ are still available for reference.

For more information on what is required after receiving New Spaces Funding, including all the supportive documents, visit the Funding Recipients page.

Key Dates

Phase Date(s)
Call for applications open July 2, 2020
Call for applications closed November 1, 2020 (4:30pm)
Internal review November 2, 2020 to February 1, 2021
Decision point February 2021