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Faculty Child Care Assistance Program

The Faculty Child Care Assistance Program (FCCAP) provides a salary supplement to eligible faculty to offset qualified child care expenses. Awards levels are based on an applicant's household income.

Program Reminders: 

  • To be considered for a full grant for the 2022 fiscal year, applications must be submitted by November 12, 2021.
  • Program is available to The Professoriate (i.e. Full, Tenure Line Faculty, Non-Tenure Line Faculty in the University Medical Line or Academic Council). See Faculty Handbook Definition in Section 1.2.5.
  • Academic Staff and Other Teaching Titles, including Clinician Educators, Adjunct Professors, Acting Professors and Visiting Professors, are not eligible for this program. See Faculty Handbook Definitions in Sections 1.2.11 and 1.2.12.

 Eligibility Requirements:

  • You must have legal dependents age 12 and under.
  • If you are married, have a partner (with whom you share a household and is the parent of your child(ren)), or a registered domestic partner, they must be a full-time student, employed at least 50% FT (20 hours/week) or disabled and unable to work. New faculty members have a 12 month grace period for thier spouse to meet this requirement as long as they are looking for employment.
  • You must have a total household income as reflected below, in the income ranges and award section. (This figure is based on all of the financial documents that are submitted with each application, not based on the Adjusted Gross Income reported on your most recent 1040.)
  • Note: Please review all eligibility requirements in the 2022 FCCAP Guidelines.

Income Ranges and Awards:

household Income Award
<$123,999 $24,000
$124,000 to $146,999 $16,000
$147,000 to $168,999 $11,000
$169,000 to $196,999 $8,000
$197,000 to $224,999 $6,000

Application Periods:

Period Application Due Effective Period/% Award Who Should Apply
A November 12, 2021 September 1, 2021 - Aug. 31, 2022 (full year, 100% award) Current and newly eligible faculty

November 13,  2021 through August 15, 2022

If granted, the award will begin on the first of month after the application has been submitted. The award amount will be prorated for the remainder of the fiscal year.  New eligible faculty who did not apply by November 1, 2021, current faculty who were not eligible during a prior period, or current participants who need to file an amendment

Program Resources and Information:

  • FCCAP Grant Application form
  • Faculty Child Care Assistance Program Claim Form 

  • Sample Receipt
  • Claim/Payment Schedule:  Reimbursements are processed up to five times per year. Claims received by each deadline shown below will be reimbursed on the 21st of the following month. For claims that include center-based care, please provide a copy of your most recent account statement that shows payments that have been submitted to the vendor. If you have an in-home child care provider, please use the sample receipt to capture all of the necessary information. Please note that the child care provider must sign and date the form.

    • 11/30/2021 (payments will be made on December 21, 2021)

    • 02/28/2022 (payments will be made on March 21, 2022)

    • 04/30/2022 (payments will be made on May 21, 2022)

    • 06/30/2022 (payments will be made on July 21, 2022)

    • 08/31/2022 (payments will be made on September 21, 2022)

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