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Error Rate Reporting (Improper Payments)

Program Instruction: CCDF-ACF-PI-2007-08
April 29, 2021

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.

Regulations Regarding Use of CCDF Funds for Research and Evaluation

Program Instruction: ACYF-PI-CC-05-02
April 29, 2021

This Program Instruction (PI):

  • 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.

FFY2022-2024 CCDF Plan Preprint for States and Territories

Program Instruction CCDF-ACF-PI-2021-02
March 1, 2021

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).

Market Rate Surveys

Program Instruction CCDF-ACF-PI-2009-02
January 16, 2009

This Program Instruction clarifies certain provisions of the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) regulation regarding local market rate surveys.

Approval of Plan Amendments

Program Instruction: CCDF-ACF-PI-2009-01
January 5, 2009

This Program Instruction provides clarification regarding approval of amendments to Lead Agencies’ biennial CCDF plans