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Early Childhood Infrastructure Fund – Call for Applications

Press Release

Yellowknife — December 20, 2023

Now accepting proposals to support the creation of centre-based child care spaces

The Government of the Northwest Territories is now accepting funding proposals for the Early Childhood Infrastructure Fund for the 2024-2025 fiscal year.

The Early Childhood Infrastructure Fund provides Indigenous and non-profit organizations with funding for renovations to existing buildings to preserve or expand licensed centre-based early learning and child care programs.

This funding supports the preservation, expansion and creation of centre-based child care spaces in communities across the Northwest Territories. Funding priority will be given to communities with limited or non-existent early learning and child care programming.

The deadline to apply is March 13, 2024.

Applications must be reviewed and approved by your regional Early Childhood Consultant before being submitted.

For more information, visit www.ece.gov.nt.ca/ECIF or contact the Early Childhood Consultant in your region:

Beaufort Delta: 867‐777‐7365
Dehcho: 867‐695‐7329
North Slave: 867‐767-9356
Sahtu: 867‐587‐7159
South Slave: 867‐872‐7434

For media requests, please contact:
Briony Grabke
Manager, Public Affairs and Communications
Department of Education, Culture and Employment
Government of the Northwest Territories
briony_grabke@gov.nt.ca
867-767-9352 Ext. 71073

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