Childcare BC New Spaces Fund: Create New Spaces

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.

More information on the upcoming second call for applications will be available closer to the open date in July.

Key Dates

First Application Window
Phase Date(s)
Call for Applications Open February 10th, 2020
Call for Applications Closed May 11th, 2020 (4:30pm)
Internal Review May 12th - July 31st, 2020
Decision Point August 10th, 2020

Second Application Window

(Updated Guidelines to be posted)

Phase Date(s)
Call for Applications Open July 2nd, 2020
Call for Applications Closed November 1st, 2020 (4:30pm)
Internal Review November 2nd - February 1st, 2021
Decision Point February 10th, 2021

If you plan to apply in the second call for applications, the Funding Guidelines, Application Resource and FAQ for the first call are still available. However, please note these are subject to change and a final version will be released when the fund opens again on July 2nd.