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FY 2018-19 Quality Counts California QRIS Block Grant

NOTE: The application due date for this program has passed.

Funding Description

This program allocates $10,962,200.00 through September 30, 2019, for local quality rating and improvement system (QRIS) consortium or the Tribal region to support local early learning and care programs serving children birth to five and to increase the number of low-income children in high-quality early learning and care settings.


Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies, other organizations or agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria Must have a QRIS plan on file with the California Department of Education (CDE) or demonstrate that the local QRIS has at least one rated site within the first six months of a signed grant award notification.
Other Eligibility Considerations Not applicable
Eligible Grade Level(s) Not applicable
Eligible Age Level(s) 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5


Legal Authority Federal Child Care and Development Block Grant Act, 42 USCA Section 9858e
Source / Type Federal / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2018-19
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 5035 / 8290
Total Available $10,962,200
Recipient Amount Variable
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Based on the June 2016 Department of Social Services Community Care Licensing Division licensed capacity and the number of Tribes within California.

Important Dates

Date Application Available October 24, 2018
Due Date November 16, 2018
Expected Notification Date January 11, 2019

Additional Information

Application QCC QRIS 2018-19 RFA []
Background Unavailable
Fiscal Unavailable
Funding ResultsFunding Results for the 2018-19 QRIS Block Grant []
Other Unavailable


Program Kim Taniguchi, 916-323-1301,
Fiscal Kim Taniguchi, 916-323-1301,
Division Early Education Division, 916-322-6233 (phone), 916-445-4871 (fax)
Last Modified: October 25, 2018
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