City of Sacramento Professional Stipends

Child care providers operating within the city limits of Sacramento may apply for a one-time stipend of $5,000 for Family Child Care Homes or $7,500 for Centers.  Funding is limited and will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis within the priority zip codes.

Beginning December 9th, 2022 and continuing until all funds are expended, applications will be accepted from City of Sacramento child care programs in the following zip codes:

95821, 95822, 95823, 95825, 95826, 95838


95811, 95814, 95815, 95817, 95820, 95824, 95828, 95832

To be eligible, a Family Child Care Home or Child Care Center program must be:

  • Licensed before the COVID-19 pandemic, March 13, 2020.
  • Providing care in the City of Sacramento to children aged 0-5.
  • Currently active and in good standing with Community Care Licensing.
  • Privately owned or operating as a non-profit.
  • Negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Click here to access the Application and W-9

انقر هنا للوصول إلى حزمة الطلب ونموذج W-9

W-9 لطفا اینجا را کلیک کنید برای اپلیکیشن واین برای

Нажмите здесь, чтобы получить доступ к заявлению и форме W-9

Haz click aquí para tener acceso a la aplicación y a la forma w-9

Submit completed applications and W-9 forms to or deliver to:

Child Action, Inc.
10540 White Rock Road, #180
Rancho Cordova, CA  95670

Child Action, Inc. will notify new stipend applicants by January 10, 2023 on the status of their application.

The City of Sacramento Professional Child Care Stipends were funded through Resolution 2021-0313 which established the ARPA Reinvestment Fund, a portion of which would be used to address the negative impacts of COVID-19 on the child care industry within the City of Sacramento.