Dear California Child Care Resource & Referral Network:
REQUEST FOR APPLICATIONS
FOR FISCAL YEAR 2011–12 Child Care Initiative Project
The California Department of Education (CDE) announces the availability of Child Care Initiative Project (CCIP) matching funds for fiscal year (FY) 2011–12. The CCIP funds will provide an additional support piece for current CCIP contractors to assist in their efforts to increase the quality of family child care at the county level. The CCIP Request for Applications at http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r2/cciprfa2011.asp outlining all requirements for the CCIP funds is included with this letter.
The completed CCIP application is due in the CDE, Early Education and Support Division by September 8, 2011, 5 p.m.
If you have any questions please contact Gail Brodie, Consultant, Early Education and Support Division, by phone at 916-322-4861 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deborah V.H. Sigman, Deputy Superintendent
Curriculum, Learning, and Accountability Branch