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Infant/Toddler Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS) Grant Program


Important Notice: Programs Moved to CDSS

While the California Department of Education continues to operate the California State Preschool Program, the Early Childhood Development Act of 2020 (Senate Bill (SB) 98, Chapter 24, Statutes of 2020) authorized the transfer of many childcare programs from the California Department of Education to the California Department of Social Services (CDSS) effective July 1, 2021. The content on this page may include programs that have moved to CDSS. For additional assistance you can either visit the CDSS Child Care Transition web page External link opens in new window or tab. or call 1-833-559-2420 for more information.

Note: The due date for the request for applications has passed. This page is for reference and administration of funding.

This program allocates $24,163,000.00 of one-time funding through June 30, 2017, for Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS) consortia to provide training, technical assistance, and resources to help infant and toddler child care providers meet a higher tier of quality as determined by their local QRIS rating matrix.

Program Questions: Serene Yee, email: syee@cde.ca.gov, phone: 916-322-1048

Downloading Questions: Kim Taniguchi, Quality Improvement Office, e-mail: ktaniguchi@cde.ca.gov, tel. 916-323-1301

Document Description
Request for Applications (DOC)

Request for Applications (RFA) for the fiscal year (FY) 2015-16 Infant/Toddler (I/T) QRIS Block Grant

Webinar presentation slides (PDF) Presentation slides of the webinar presented on January 21, 2016, providing guidance on the FY 2015-16 I/T QRIS RFA.
Erratum #1 Erratum #1 to the FY 2015-16 I/T QRIS Block Grant RFA
Erratum #2 Erratum #2 to the FY 2015-16 I/T QRIS Block Grant RFA
Funding Results for Consortia with QRIS Plans on File Funding Results for Consortia with QRIS Plans on File for the FY 2015-16 I/T QRIS Block Grant RFA
Funding Results for New QRIS Consortia Funding Results for New QRIS Consortia for the FY 2015-16 I/T QRIS Block Grant RFA

Last Reviewed: Tuesday, October 5, 2021
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