Childcare Access Grant For children with the most complex needs funding may be available to support them to safely access their extended hours as part of the 30 hours free childcare scheme. Who is the funding available for? The funding is available for Trafford resident children who attend a Trafford school nursery class or private provider for their free early education place. How much funding is available? Funding is awarded based on the child's needs. How do I apply? You should speak to the Area Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator (SENCO) for support before completing an Early Education Support Grant application.