.03 Program Uses and Limitations.

A. The purpose of this Program is to provide grant funds to child care providers to pay expenses authorized by the Department to enhance the quality of child care.

B. Grant funds shall be provided in the form of awards.

C. Awards shall be made only to eligible child care providers to improve the quality of care they provide through the purchase of approved materials, equipment, and supplies.

D. A child care provider may not be approved for more than one award in a 3-year period.