Early Head Start - Child Care Partnerships and Early Head Start Expansion for American Indian and Alaska Native and Migrant and Seasonal Head Start Programs - FOAs Now Open

The funding opportunity announcements (FOAs) are now available for American Indian/Alaska Native Early Head Start Expansion and Early Head Start – Child Care Partnerships and for Early Head Start Expansion and Migrant and Seasonal Early Head Start – Child Care Partnerships.

The FOAs support the creation of Early Head Start – Child Care (EHS-CC) Partnerships and Early Head Start expansion efforts. These new competitive grant opportunities will expand access to high-quality, comprehensive services for low-income infants and toddlers and their families.

Funding will be available within each State based on the number of young children in poverty. No less than $14,316,000 will be available for American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) Head Start programs, and $21,474,000 will be available for Migrant and Seasonal Head Start (MSHS) programs. Only high-quality applications will be funded. Priority will be given to applicants proposing EHS-CC Partnerships.

FOAs for AI/AN and MSHS Programs
Select the links below to find the FOAs on the Administration for Children and Families Web site:

How To Apply
Applicants have 75 days to submit their grant proposals on line through www.grants.gov. The closing date is October 6, 2014. Check the FOAs for more information.

Questions
An applicant support toolkit is available on the Early Childhood Learning and Knowledge Center Web site. It offers further details on the FOAs and ways to apply as well as answers to frequently asked questions.

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