Early Childhood Enhancement Grant 

Department of Education and Early Childhood Development, Government of Nova Scotia

Applies only to: Nova Scotia

You can apply for money to increase the salaries of workers in your full-day or part-day childcare centre. To receive the grant, you must meet certain eligibility requirements and commit to spending guidelines, including the following:

  • At least 80% of the grant must be spent on daycare worker wage increases
  • A maximum of 15% can be spent on operating costs
  • At least 5% must be spent on professional growth for new and current childcare workers