This program instruction is to inform States and Territories that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has approved changes to the ACF-800 Report that will allow the Office of Child Care to collect and report critical data about the use of Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding. The form and instructions are attached.
This document provides instructions for implementing the required error rate methodology for the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF), including successful submission of the State Improper Payments Report (ACF-404) to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The instructions contain changes that will be effective beginning Fiscal Year (FY) 2019.
This Program Instruction (PI) informs Tribes and Tribal Organizations of the process to submit the triennial child count declaration form, and for direct funded tribes to submit their definition of Indian Reservation or Service Area.
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 2019-2021 triennium, and provides guidance for submitting the Plan. This Plan is required by section 658E of the CCDBG Act.
This IM provides guidance to state, territorial, and tribal Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Lead Agencies regarding the flexibility in spending CCDF funds in response to federal or state declared emergency situations.
Criminal background check requirements is a focus topic for the National Center on Subsidy Innovation and Accountability. These comprehensive resources are available to break down the requirements into easier to understand language.