Early Learning and Child Care (ELCC) Building Fund

The Early Leaning and Child Care (ELCC) Building Fund offers capital grant funding support to capital projects that support the development of community-based child care spaces in new non-profit child care centre or existing non-profit child care centre that will renovate/ expand their existing centre for the purpose of adding child care spaces.

Information regarding ELCC capital building fund program and project eligibility criteria are found in the ELCC Capital Building Fund Guide Package. The package consists of:

  1. ELCC Capital Building Fund Guide (PDF)
  2. ELCC Capital Building Fund Proposal template (DOCX)
  3. Appendix A – Capital Costs and Finances (XLSM)
  4. Appendix B – Operating Budget Form (XLSX)
  5. Appendix C - Child Care Facility Design Guidelines (PDF)
  6. Appendix D – A sample of Financial Assistance Agreement  (PDF)

Child Care Centres (applicants) are required to complete the capital building fund proposal, Appendix A and B provided in this guide electronically, and email all the required documents including any other information that may help with the assessment of their project to the Early Learning and Child Care (ELCC) Program at CCGF@gov.mb.ca for review and assessment of project eligibility.

All application proposals for the ELCC Building Fund are reviewed as received and those that meet eligibility criteria may be considered for capital grant funding. Applicants will be contacted if additional information is required.

Inquiries regarding your submission can be directed to CCGF@gov.mb.ca


Early Learning and Child Care Program 210-114 Garry Street, Winnipeg MB R3C 4V4

Email: cdcinfo@gov.mb.ca

Phone: 204-945-0776 Toll-free: 1-888-213-4754 Fax: 204-948-2625 TTY: 204-945-3724

Hours: Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m