Early Childhood Infrastructure Fund accepting proposals to support the creation of centre-based child care spaces

Public Service Announcement

Yellowknife — January 5, 2023

The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) is now accepting funding proposals for the Early Childhood Infrastructure Fund (ECIF) for the 2023-2024 fiscal year.

ECIF provides non-profit organizations and Indigenous governments with funding for infrastructure repairs and retrofits to support the preservation, expansion and creation of centre-based child care spaces in communities across the Northwest Territories.

This funding helps organizations pursue renovations that allow them to expand on or start new early learning and child care programs and provide families with a safe and caring environment for children to learn and grow in.

Proposal deadline: February 17, 2023 at 5 p.m. MST.

Learn more at www.ece.gov.nt.ca/ecif or contact the Early Childhood Consultant in your region:

  • Beaufort Delta: 867‐777‐7365
  • Dehcho: 867‐695‐7329
  • North Slave: 867‐767-9356
  • Sahtu: 867‐587‐7159
  • South Slave: 867‐872‐7434


For media requests, please contact:

Briony Grabke

Manager, Public Affairs and Communications

Department of Education, Culture and Employment

Government of the Northwest Territories


867-767-9352  Ext. 71073