Government of New Brunswick


An Early Learning and Child Care Trust Fund was created by the Government of New Brunswick to promote learning and development in early childhood, support the training and labour force participation of parents, and support parents in the care and nurturing of their children by improving early learning and child care programs and services.


Please see Application Guidelines.


The Early Learning and Child Care Project Review Board is responsible for disbursing funds from the Trust Fund to child care operators, recognized post-secondary institutions and individuals currently employed in an approved child care facility in New Brunswick for approved projects related to the:
-training for early childhood educators;
-creation of new rural, infant, and extended hours child care spaces; and/or
-creation of new child care spaces offered in the minority language of their community

All funding applications will be reviewed by the Early Learning and Child Care Project Review Board Inc. A Project Review Coordinator supports the Review Board and is available to assist organizations in the completion of funding applications. Licensing information and/or employment status will be verified with the Department as needed.

Applications must be mailed to:
Early Learning and Child Care Trust Fund
P.O. Box 22024
Fredericton, New Brunswick E3A 5T6
Telephone: 1-877-992-9898

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