The Transitional Support Fund, provided by the Scottish Government and administered by Aberdeen City Council will provide one-off grants of between £1500 and £8000 to private, voluntary and not-for-profit sectors, including out-of-school care providers.
Eligible settings can apply for a grant to help them to meet the extra costs incurred to comply with public health guidance in response to COVID-19.
This Fund will provide important support to settings in the private, voluntary and not-for-profit sector to enable them to reopen in line with the public health guidance.
The level of grant available to each setting is based on a setting’s registered capacity with the Care Inspectorate, ranging from £1500 to up to £8000.
To be eligible, settings must also confirm that they have already reopened or confirm that they will have reopened by Monday 7 September.
Aberdeen City Council will administer a total of £501,000 in funding for Childcare providers across the city to support them to adhere to public health guidance.
How to apply
The fund is open from 3rd September 2020 and last date for submitting a grant application is Friday 9th October 2020.
Applicants are encouraged to read the FAQ’s below before completing the application form
Providers should also read the Privacy Notice before registering.
If you have further questions regarding the fund please direct these to the Early Years Team at TransitionalFundChildcare@aberdeencity.gov.uk
Further information on the Transitional Support Fund is also available on the Scottish Government website.