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This Program Instruction (PI) informs Tribes and Tribal Organizations of the process for obtaining Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Tribal Mandatory and Discretionary Funds.

Program Instruction CCDF-ACF-PI-2013-03

FY 2014-2015 Tribal Plan Preprint
May 20, 2013

This Program Instruction (PI) transmits guidance for completing and submitting the Tribal Plan Preprint (ACF-118-A) (Attachment A) for the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) program Fiscal Year (FY) 2014-2015 biennium. Section 658E of the CCDBG Act requires the submission of this Plan.

To provide information on the procedures to consolidate the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) program with other employment and training funding sources under a Pub.L. 102-477 Plan.

Until now the Office of Family Assistance (TANF Bureau) has made PIs, PAs, IMs, and other documents available in both hard copy and on the Internet.  In an effort to effectively utilize the technology available to us, reduce printing costs, and improve our distribution network, we are with this IM announcing a significant change in our procedures.

Quality Expansion Activities

Program Instruction ACYF-PI-CC-99-05
May 19, 1999

This Program Instruction (PI) conveys for the FY 2000 Discretion Fund:

  • guidance on non-supplantation with earmarked funds 
  • examples of activities for a new additional quality expansion earmark 

This Program Instruction informs Tribes of the approval of ACF-196T by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the requirement for Tribes to use the Form.

FY2013 Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Tribal Mandatory and Discretionary Funds

Program Instruction CCDF-ACF-PI-2012-04
June 22, 2012

This Program Instruction (PI) informs tribes and tribal organizations of the process for obtaining fiscal year (FY) 2013 Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Tribal Mandatory and Discretionary Funds.

This program instruction (PI) explains the application of the regulations at 45 CFR Part 286 for determining the service area(s) and population that may be included in a Tribe's TANF plan.  Additionally, it clarifies policy relative to Letters of Intent (LI) from Tribal applicants and explains State, Tribal and Federal roles in the resolution of Tribal competition over the same service area.

Program Instruction (CCDF-ACF-PI-2012-02): Quality Performance Report (ACF-118 Appendix 1) for the Child Care and Development Fund Program for the Fiscal Year 2012.

Program Instruction: CCDF-ACF-PI-2015-09

FY 2016-2018 State/Territory Plan Preprint
December 17, 2015

This Program Instruction (PI) transmits the Final State/Territory Plan Preprint (ACF-118) for the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) program for Fiscal Year 2016-2018 triennium, and provides guidance for submitting the Plan.  This Plan is required by section 658E of the CCDBG Act.