Early Childhood & Child Development
Information on American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009 programs that fund child development Pre-K and early learning programs.
- Head Start funds
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Office of Head Start (OHS), is currently soliciting applications from existing federally funded Head Start agencies to compete for funds.
- Early Head Start funds
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is soliciting applications from public or private non-profit organizations, including faith-based organizations or for-profit organizations, that wish to compete for funds that are available to provide Early Head Start services to pregnant women, infants and toddlers and their families.
- The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) included a funding increase of $2.1 billion for Head Start; $1.1 billion of which is for Early Head Start expansion and $1 billion of which is to be allocated in accordance with the statutorily mandated allocation requirements found in Section 640 of the Head Start Act. In addition, as part of the FY 2009 appropriations process, Congress has provided a $234.8 million funding increase for Head Start.
- Section 1511 Infrastructure Certification (Posted 29-Oct-2009)
As a condition of using ARRA funds for the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Quality Renovation and Repair grantees must certify that the project is an appropriate use of taxpayer dollars.
- ARRA Online Data Collection System
Detailed information on reporting required by the ARRA and the data collection system for submission of required reports.
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