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Childcare Funding

While you pursue a degree or diploma at NWTC, you may be eligible for childcare funding. Our staff can also help you find a childcare provider that works for you and your family.  

The NWTC Childcare Fund is supported in part with grant funding from the Wisconsin Technical College System and community-based organizations and with 68% by a $73,342 U.S. Department of Education Child Care Access Means Parents in School (CCAMPIS) grant.  The purpose of this fund is to increase access to post-secondary education for parents by alleviating childcare expenses for students while they further their education.  

Do I qualify for funding?  

To qualify for funding students must meet the qualifications below: 
  • Be enrolled in credit courses.  

  • Have out-of-pocket childcare expenses for children 12 and under.   

  • Have a childcare provider who is licensed/certified through the state.   

  • Show there is a financial need. 

    • Receive a Pell grant for the semester they are receiving childcare funding.  

    • Receive some form of state assistance (ex. Foodshare, Badgercare, WI Shares).  

    • If neither of the above, complete a budget to show need, based off monthly household income versus monthly household expenses. 

How much assistance could I qualify for? 

  • Funding amounts will be based on $50/credit per semester with a max of $1,000 for the semester. Students who have more than one child in childcare, or receive a Pell grant and also use a childcare provider with a 4/5 Youngstar facility funding, may be eligible for additional funding.  

If I don’t currently have a licensed childcare provider, can you help me find one? 

  • Yes! We can work together to access different resources to help you find a daycare provider that works for you and your family.  

Do I have to use a specific childcare provider to qualify for funding? 

  • Any childcare provider qualifies for childcare funding if they are certified/licensed through the state of Wisconsin.   

If I receive state assistance to pay for childcare expenses through WI Shares, can I still apply for childcare funding? 

  • Yes! The childcare fund can help you pay for out of pocket childcare expenses not covered through state funding. If you would like help applying for state assistance for childcare, we can help with that too!  

Ready to apply or have additional questions, fill out our application below.