West Berkshire Council

Early Years Funding - Guidance for Childcare Providers

How to apply for funding as a Free Childcare Entitlement Provider

The information on this page is intended for childcare providers. Information for parents can be found on our pages on Free Childcare for Two Year Olds and for Three and Four Year Olds as well as the Early Years Pupil Premium.

Prospective childcare providers in West Berkshire should apply for all types of funding specific to Early Years Free Entitlement and Early Years Pupil Premium via our Early Years Funding Portal.

Providers will not be able to access funding in any other way.

Using the System

doc icon Full instructions are available for download [1Mb].

The portal is web-based -  your web browser should be Internet Explorer 11 or above to ensure full functionality of all the features of the software. 
Providers must be mindful of data security at all times. 

If you are a new provider or have not accessed funding before, please get in touch for more information.


Who To Contact