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Early Childhood Education and Training Program


2017 funding is available for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and First Aid training (CPR/FA). Apply online through EIP.

What types of scholarships, grants and rebates can I apply for?

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Educational Incentive Program (EIP) - College Credit, Non-Credit Bearing and Credential Training

The Educational Incentive Program is sponsored by the New York State Office of Children and Family Services, funded by the federal Child Care and Development Fund and administered by the Professional Development Program, Rockefeller College, University at Albany

Its purpose is to assist child care providers in paying for the professional development training and education they need to provide quality care to children.

Find out more about EIP or apply online now!

If you've already applied, check your EIP application status online now!

Educational Incentive Program (EIP) - Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and First Aid (FA)

The CPR/FA component of the Educational Incentive Program is intended to assist income eligible providers offset the cost of becoming certified in cardiopulmonary resuscitation and first aid.

Find out more about CPR/FA or apply online now!

The MAT Rebate Program

The MAT Rebate Program is for day care facilities to offset the cost of the training to certify staff to administer medication in a child care setting.

Find out more about the MAT Rebate Program

Health and Safety Rebate

The Health and Safety Rebate offsets the cost of obtaining Health and Safety training which is required for first time licensed or registered family or group family daycare providers.

Find out more about the Health and Safety Rebate