Provider Grants

Tribal Child Care Grant Application Change notification pdf

American Indian child care providers residing in the state of Minnesota are eligible to apply for child care grants through their local Child Care Aware MN Agency. All grant awards are linked to training requirements.

Tribal (Statewide)


Michele Fredrickson,
Outreach & Child Care Startup and Retention Navigator
190 Sailstar Drive
Cass Lake, MN 56633

Child Care Aware MN

Child Care Aware MN - Northwest

Serves counties of: Kittson, Marshall, Norman, Pennington, Polk, Red Lake, Roseau, Beltrami, Clearwater, Hubbard, Lake of the Woods, Mahnomen, Becker, Clay, Douglas, Grant, Ottertail, Pope, Stevens, Traverse and Wilkin.

Grants Coordinator
Lakes & Prairies Community Action Partnership
715 11th Street N. – Suite 402
Moorhead, MN 56560

Child Care Aware MN - Northeast

Serves counties of: Aitkin, Carlton, Cook, Itasca, Koochiching, Lake, St. Louis, Cass, Crow Wing, Morrison, Todd, Wadena, Leech Lake Reservation, Chisago, Isanti, Kanabec, Mille Lacs and Pine.

Sam Sterling, Grants Administrator
Pine Tech CCR&R
900 4th Street SE
Pine City, MN 55063
1-800-890-5399 or (320) 629-5142

Child Care Aware MN - Midwest

Serves counties of: Kandiyohi, Meeker, Renville, McLeod, Big Stone, Chippewa, Lac qui Parle, Swift, Yellow Medicine, Benton, Sherburne, Stearns, Wright, Cottonwood, Jackson, Lincoln, Lyon, Murray, Nobles, Pipestone, Redwood and Rock.

Grants Administrator
Midwest Child Care Resource & Referral, Inc.
P.O. Box 159
Montevideo, MN 56265

Child Care Aware MN - Metro

East Metro serves the counties of: Anoka, Ramsey and Washington. West Metro serves the counties of: Scott, Carver, Dakota and Hennepin.

Grants Coordinator
Resources for Child Caring
10 Yorkton Court
St. Paul, MN 55117

Child Care Aware MN - South

Serves counties of: Blue Earth, Brown, Faribault, LeSueur, Martin, Nicollet, Watonwan, Sibley, Waseca, Dodge, Fillmore, Freeborn, Goodhue, Houston, Mower, Olmsted, Rice, Steele, Wabasha and Winona.

Dawn Eckhoff, Grants Coordinator
CCR&R Inc.
126 Woodlake Drive SE
Rochester, MN 55904
1-800-462-1660 x 1525