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Postsecondary Child Care Grant Data

A Minnesota funded financial aid program for undergraduates with children

This state-funded grant program assists students who need help in paying the costs of child care in order to attend postsecondary education. See Minnesota statute and administrative rules governing program.


Use of Funds
Award Year Appropriation* Number of Students Awarded Total Dollars Spent** Average Award Maximum Award
91-92 $2,500,000 1,260 $2,207,561 $1,752 n/a
92-93 $2,500,000 1,376 $2,540,744 $1,846 n/a
93-94 $3,510,000 1,669 $3,140,657 $1,882 $1,500
94-95 $3,510,000 2,388 $2,800,747 $1,173 $1,500
95-96 $3,510,000 2,443 $3,154,743 $1,291 $1,700
96-97 $3,510,000 2,523 $3,259,150 $1,292 $1,700
97-98 $4,710,000 2,671 $3,938,743 $1,475 $2,000
98-99 $4,710,000 2,704 $4,144,762 $1,533 $2,000
99-00 $4,710,000 2,659 $3,991,466 $1,501 $2,000
00-01 $4,710,000 2,736 $4,426,509 $1,618 $2,200
01-02 $4,710,000 2,429 $4,750,526 $1,956 $2,600
02-03*** $4,710,000 932 $1,067,906 $1,146 $2,600
03-04 $4,710,000 2,536 $4,258,961 $1,679 $2,200
04-05 $4,710,000 2,662 $4,672,972 $1,755 $2,200
05-06 $4,934,000 2,592 $4,758,726 $1,836 $2,300
06-07 $4,934,000 2,832 $5,086,400 $1,796 $2,300
07-08 $6,184,000 2,921 $5,972,521 $2,045 $2,600
08-09 $6,184,000 2,873 $5,937,721 $2,067 $2,600
09-10 $6,684,000 2,866 $6,246,159 $2,179 $2,600
10-11 $6,684,000 3,042 $6,523,921 $2,145 $2,600
11-12 $6,684,000 2,863 $5,828,199 $2,036 $2,600
12-13 $6,684,000 2,666 $5,649,041 $2,119 $2,800
13-14 $6,684,000 2,421 $4,927,539 $2,035 $2,800
14-15 $6,684,000 2,182 $5,768,437 $2,644 $3,800
15-16 $6,684,000 1,985 $4,468,319 $2,251 $2,800

* Does not include appropriation set aside for the Office of Higher Education administration.

** Student grants only, excludes administrative costs.

*** For the 2002-2003 academic year, $3.6 million of the annual Child Care Grant program appropriations of $4.7 million was transferred to the Minnesota State Grant Program.


Child Care Grant Program Allocations and Spending