The CARES Act (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, Public Law 116-136) appropriated $3.5 billion for the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF). In addition, the CARES Act and the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA; Public Law 116-127) contain funding programs that, while not specific to child care, could address the needs of child care providers and child care workers. The following tables highlight these other funding programs for state child care lead agencies.
These resources and webinars are related to the CCDF Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM), posted in the federal Register in December of 2015. The policies reflected here were proposed only and do not necessarily reflect current CCDF regulations. For current regulations, please see the CCDF final rule, published in September of 2016.
The Office of Child Care's (OCC) 2nd Federal Register Notice soliciting comments on the FY 2014-2015 CCDF Plan Preprint for States and Territories was published on February 26, 2013 for a 30-day comment period. We have color-coded it for readers to see the changes that have been made. The italicized fonts in blue were the changes we made to the document for the 1st Federal Register Notice on September 4, 2012 and the italicized fonts in purple are the revisions made based on the comments we received. States, Territories, and other interested parties should submit their formal comments to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Paperwork Reduction Project, Fax: (202) 395—7285, Attn: Desk Officer for the Administration for Children and Families, or E-mail: OIRA_SUBMISSION@OMB.EOP.GOV within 30 days—no later than March 26, 2013.