Upcoming Grant Opportunities

Child Care Program Accreditation Grant Due: April 15th

Send completed applications to Dianna McAllister (

IdahoSTARS Scholarship Office
4355 W. Emerald Street, Suite 250
Boise, ID 83706-2072

Applications will be accepted provided the following criteria are met. In order to be eligible for consideration, you must:

  • Be a director or owner of a child care program who is enrolled in the IdahoSTARS Professional Development System.
  • Work in a child care program in Idaho designed to care for children while parent(s) or guardian(s) work or attend school.
  • Work in a child care program in Idaho with operating hours that extend beyond a preschool only or academic (K-6th grade) school day.
  • Work in a child care program in Idaho that is in the process of applying for a nationally recognized accreditation OR working to maintain their accreditation status through NAEYC or NAFCC.

Decisions will be made the week of the 15th and applicants will be notified of their status by April 19th.