CLE ARPA – Bonus & Retention

Bonus and Retention Funds are Available for Child Care Workers in Cleveland.

CHILD CARE CENTER

Child care programs will apply for retention and sign-on bonuses to be distributed to their employees. Eligible programs will:

  • Operate a licensed child care program in the City of Cleveland
  • Have the ability to verify employee income; retention and sign-on bonuses may only be distributed to employees with household incomes under 300% of the federal poverty level.

STEP ONE:
Employees must individually verify household income and complete “Income Verification Form”. This includes owner/administrator if requesting bonus or retention. 

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*Submitted employees must have household income under 300% the income guidelines, shown here:

STEP TWO:
Complete updated W9 Tax form. 

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STEP THREE:
Complete application and upload documentation. 

FAMILY CHILD CARE

Family Child Care Type A Homes will apply for retention and sign-on bonuses to be distributed to their employees. Eligible programs will:

  • Operate a licensed program in the City of Cleveland
  • Have the ability to verify employee income; retention and sign-on bonuses may only be distributed to employees with household incomes under 300% of the federal poverty level.

Family Child Care Type B Homes will apply for retention and sign-on bonuses for the program owner. Eligible programs will:

  • Operate a licensed program in the City of Cleveland
  • Have the ability to verify your income; retention and sign-on bonuses may only be distributed to employees with household incomes under 300% of the federal poverty level.

STEP ONE:
Employees must individually verify household income and complete “Income Verification Form”. This includes owner/administrator if requesting bonus or retention. 

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD FORM

STEP TWO:
Complete updated W9 Tax form. 

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD FORM

STEP THREE:
Complete application and upload documentation. 

FOR FAMILIES:

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT CHILD CARE SCHOLARSHIPS

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