This Program Instruction is to inform States and Territories of publication of the CCDF Error Rate Reporting Final Rule amending 45 CFR Part 98 of CCDF regulations to add a new Subpart K — Error Rate Reporting.
Provides clarification about the use of CCDF funds for research and evaluation; and
Encourages States, Territories and Tribes to evaluate subsidy policies and quality initiatives as a means to improve program performance, inform policy decisions, and effectively target available child care funds.
This Program Instruction (PI) transmits the revised state/territory Plan Preprint (ACF-118) for the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) program for the Fiscal Year 2022-2024 triennium and provides guidance for submitting the Plan. This Plan is required by section 658E of the CCDBG Act.
This Program Instruction (PI) transmits the Quality Progress Report (QPR) (ACF-218) for the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) program for the Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2020 and provides guidance for completing and submitting the QPR.
This Program Instruction is intended to provide guidance on two specific requirements applicable to ARRA funds which have not previously been applied to CCDF funds. These provisions include wage rate requirements and domestic content requirements applicable to the use of ARRA funds for construction, alteration, maintenance, or repair. The provisions were included in the HHS Standard Terms and Conditions for ARRA funds (attached).