Center for Early Learning Professionals

Center for Early Learning Professionals

Pandemic Retention Bonus Update from DHS

Application Window 9 is scheduled to open on April 1, 2024 and close April 30, 2024. Awards of $750 will be issued to all eligible applicants, completing their applications on time. Early educators must have been employed at their program on or before December 1, 2023 to be eligible.


The link to the Eligibility Form (Part 1 of the application) will be posted on Funding Opportunities- Children’s Cabinet ( on April 1, 2024, and will be emailed directly to previous awardees and employers. 

If you have any additional questions, please contact or 833-930-3540 for assistance in English and Spanish. 


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