Early Head Start Expansion and EHS-Child Care Partnership Grants


  • Type: Federal
  • Source: U S Dept.of Health and Human Services
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  • Award Min: $750,000.00
  • Award Max: $54,000,000.00
  • Quantity: Unknown


  • Deadline: Aug 20, 2014

Eligible applicants are any public entities, including states, or non-profit or for-profit private entities, including community-based and faith-based organizations, pursuant to section 645A(d) of the Head Start, 42 U.S.C. ยง 9840a(d).

Applications from individuals (including sole proprietorships) and foreign entities are not eligible and will be disqualified from competitive review and from funding under this announcement. See Section III.3.

Other, Application Disqualification Factors.
Faith-based and community organizations that meet the eligibility requirements are eligible to receive awards under this funding opportunity announcement. Faith-based organizations are encouraged to review the ACF Policy on Grants to Faith-Based Organizations at: http://www.acf.hhs.gov/acf-policy-on-grants-to-faith-based-organizations.


The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) announces the availability of approximately $500 million to be competitively awarded for the purpose of expanding access to high-quality, comprehensive services to low-income infants and toddlers and their families through Early Head Start-Child Care (EHS-CC) Partnerships, or through the expansion of Early Head Start services. ACF solicits applications from public entities, including states, or private non-profit organizations, including community-based or faith-based organizations, or for-profit agencies that meet eligibility for applying as stated in section 645A of the Head Start Act.

Additional Info:
Funding is available within each state based on the number of young children in poverty.

Program Office Contact 
Shawna Pinckney
Administration for Children and Families
Office of Head Start
Portals Building
1250 Maryland Ave, SW
Washington, DC 20024
Phone: (866) 796-1591
Email: OHS@headstartgrants.org
Office of Grants Management Contact 
Administration for Children and Families
370 L'Enfant Promenade, SW
Aerospace Building - 6th Floor East
Washington, DC 20447
Email: ACFOGMREGE-grants@acf.hhs.gov