How to Apply

The Office of Head Start and the Office of Child Care launched a new toolkit to support organizations in applying for an Early Head Start - Child Care Partnership (EHS-CCP) grant. It offers a robust collection of resources including an overview of Early Head Start and the Child Care Development Fund (CCDF), and materials to support partnerships. The toolkit also offers a description of the grant application process, a webinar repository, and an ongoing archive of all federal EHS-CCP materials. Get the toolkit and more info here.

To apply for a grant, you must register as an organization with grants.gov which can take several days to several weeks. To begin the process, click here.

For more information on how to apply for a grant, click here.

Announcement Evaluation Criteria

Evaluation criteria from the Funding Opportunity Announcement are now available to provide applicants with guidance on application requirements and assessment information. Click here for more information.

Child Care Aware® of America is not responsible for distributing grants for Early Head Start-Child Care partnerships. These grants are made possible by the Administration for Children and Families at the US Department of Health and Human Services.