Childcare Mini-Grant Program

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The Childcare Mini-Grant Program is available in Wyoming to support childcare centers in creating environments that encourage healthy childhood nutrition and physical activity. The program is made possible through a partnership between the Wyoming Department of Health, the Wyoming Head Start Collaboration Office through the Wyoming Department of Education, and CNP. 

Fast Facts

  • Funding opens December 11, 2023 for new and returning ECE partners. Priority given to new applicants and second-time applicants. 
  • Amount: up to $500 per site.
  • Purpose: Increase opportunities for physical activity and nutritious foods at childcare centers in Wyoming. The mini-grant may be used to purchase materials and equipment that increases physical activity habits and nutritious food offerings. 
  • Application materials: Mini-grant application

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* The Cent$ible Nutrition Program is funded by USDA SNAP-Ed and EFNEP. SNAP-Ed assists individuals and families who receive, or are eligible to receive, benefits from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). EFNEP assists families and youth with limited resources  in acquiring the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and changed behaviors necessary for nutritionally sound diets and contributes to their personal development and the improvement of total family diet and nutritional welfare. Visit our income-qualification page to learn more. 

This material was funded by USDA’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program – SNAP. This institution is an equal opportunity provider. This material was funded by USDA’s Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program-EFNEP. USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Issued in furtherance of extension work, acts of May 8 and June 30, 1914, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Kelly Crane, Director, University of Wyoming Extension, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of Wyoming Extension, University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming 82071.

The University of Wyoming is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution.

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