Childminding Development Grant 2022

Minister O’Gorman has announced the opening of the 2022 Childminder Development Grant.

It will provide up to €1,000 to assist childminders who are providing a childminding service in their own homes and aims to support the enhancement of quality and safety in the service through the purchase of small capital items, equipment, toys or minor adaptation costs. It may also give financial assistance to new or prospective childminders with their initial set-up costs.

See press release here: – Minister O’Gorman launches the 2022 Childminder Development Grant (

Read the Childminder Development Grant application guide here:

More information about the National Action Plan for Childminding here: – National Action Plan for Childminding 2021 – 2028 (

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