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Thriving by Three Infant and Toddler Child Care Grant

The recertification period for the Thriving by Three Infant and Toddler Child Care Grant is fast approaching. DFD is offering a webinar that will review everything you need to know to complete the recertification process and provide an overview of the Recertification Questionnaire.

Please register to attend the webinar using the link below. Your attendance is strongly recommended.

Wednesday 2/7/2024 1PM-2PM REGISTER HERE!

Payment of the Year 2 award is scheduled to occur 12 months after payment of the initial grant award, however, in order to receive the Year 2 payment, your program MUST be enrolled in Grow NJ Kids (GNJK) prior to recertification.

Programs are considered enrolled in GNJK after they have completed the GNJK Orientation.

Completing the GNJK enrollment process may take up to 60 days, so the time to act is now!

Technical assistance is available to help you enroll and support you through the process. To enroll in Grow NJ Kids, go to and log in with your provider credentials.

In your Quicklinks, select the GNJK tab to begin the enrollment process. Step-by-step instructions are available on the GNJK website. If you have questions or need support, contact the Quality Improvement Specialist at your Child Care Resource and Referral (CCR&R) agency.