The Office of Head Start (OHS) posts funding opportunity announcements (FOAs) to solicit applications for grant funds to specific service areas or a national competition. Find out more about understanding FOAs and how to write a strong application on the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) Grants page.
Find available FOAs from OHS using the following methods.
- Check out ACF's Grants and Funding webpage
- Search Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number 93.600 on Grants.gov Visit disclaimer page
- Use the FOA Locator map on the Early Childhood Learning and Knowledge Center (ECLKC) website
OHS funds opportunities in individually defined service areas across the country where Head Start and Early Head Start funding becomes available. Interested applicants should select a state from the dropdown feature below to view the list of available service areas, their corresponding funding levels in the state, and grantee profiles and inventories, if available. Applicants may email the OHS Operations Center at OHSgrants@koniag-gs.com for additional information.
To learn more about the competitive grants process, explore the Grant Application Toolkit Visit disclaimer page . Review guidance around eligibility determination, submitting an application for funding, and what to expect during the review process. Find responses to common questions, including those submitted directly to the OHS Grant Review Operations Center.