Golden Hello Grant
Why are we offering Golden Hello Grants?be a Childminder who is newly registered on Ofsted’s Early Years Register and operating in Somerset
We want to ensure that we have a range of good quality childcare places for parents in Somerset. Childminders provide a unique, flexible, home-based service to children and their families and can help us to meet our sufficiency duty.
The Golden Hello Grant provides financial support for newly registered Childminders in Somerset. To be eligible for payment of this grant of £250.00 Childminders must meet the eligibility requirements below.
apply for this grant within 3 months of being registered with Ofsted and must not have received a start-up grant from Somerset County Council or the government
have been accepted to join Somerset’s Directory of entitlement funded providers and registered as an active user on the Entitlements portal
offer the funded childcare entitlement for 3 and 4 year olds universal and extended offer and offer places for eligible funded 2 year olds
have an Ofsted registration certificate and insurance in place
commit to operating your business for at least a year.
The grant scheme will be open for applications until 28 February 2022.