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These resources – like the public health crisis itself – are constantly evolving and are only current as to the date of publication. This page was last updated on August 10, 2020.

For more up-to-date information on the relief programs available in Utah, we recommend that you visit the state’s COVID-19 Resources for Employers and Businesses or the COVID-19 Community Resource List

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Description of Program and Relief

Operations Grant for Child Care Providers Remaining Open

The Child Care Operations Grant provides funding to licensed child care providers that remain open and operating—despite low enrollment—during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Government or Lead Agency

Utah Department of Workforce Services

Dates Available

Effective immediately.

Eligibility Requirements/Restrictions

Programs with a license in good standing from Child Care Licensing are eligible if they comply with the Emergency Conditions for Child Care Order issued by Child Care Licensing on March 25, 2020, are not operating under an Emergency Child Care License in the One Utah Child Care system, and provide child care for each month during which a payment is issued.

Application Deadlines (If Applicable)


Contact for More Information

Please email the Office of Child Care at

List of Additional Information

For more information, please visit

For Frequently Asked Questions, click here.

To access the application for a Child Care Operations Grant, please click here.

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