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: Between 0 and 300


  • 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. 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:


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