Child Care Stabilization Grant
(01/01/22 - 12/31/22)
Child Care Stabilization Grant (CCSG) payments are federally funded assistance payments for childcare providers. The funds are made available to Arizona recipients through the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) relief funding appropriated through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), 2021.
 
Eligible recipients of the CCSG include the following:
 
DES Non-Certified Relative Providers
DES Family Child Care Providers (including in-home providers)
DHS Licensed Centers
Tribal Child Care Providers
Military Child Care Providers
 
Grant awards are issued monthly in flat grant payments based on the number of children being cared for, through June 2023. Childcare providers have until 09/30/2023 to spend the grant funds.
 
Income received from the CCSG is countable and is considered self-employment when it meets the self-employment definition.
 
When expenses are incurred, see Allowable Business Expenses.