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Approved Revised Form ACF-696

Program Instruction CCDF-ACF-PI-2020-05
September 15, 2020

This Program Instruction distributes the revised Form ACF-696 CCDF Financial Report, which was approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) under OMB Control Number 0970-0510.

ACF-800 Report and Instructions

Program Instruction CCDF-ACF-PI-2020-04
August 13, 2020

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. 

Approved Revised Form ACF-696

Program Instruction CCDF-ACF-PI-2020-03
May 14, 2020

This Program Instruction provides the approved revised Form ACF-696, the Financial Reporting Form for the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF).

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.

Annual Financial Reporting Requirements for Tribal Lead Agencies PI

Program Instruction CCDF-ACF-PI-2018-04
November 16, 2018

Form ACF-696T—a Financial Reporting Form for Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Tribal Lead Agencies.

FY 2019-2021 State/Territory Plan Preprint

Program Instruction CCDF-ACF-PI-2018-02
June 25, 2018

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.

APPENDIX B: Emergency Preparedness and Response Resources for Child Care

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.