Solicitation Now Open for Program that Funds Child Care Research

Dept of Health and Human ServicesAgency: Health & Human Services Dept. (Admin. for Children & Families, ACF; Office of Planning, Research & Evaluation, OPRE); Program: Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) Implementation Research and Evaluation Planning Grants (CFDA Number: 93.575) (Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2016-ACF-OPRE-YE-1177); Eligibility: States, nonprofits and universities; Funding: $1.1 million for 15 awards of up to $75,000 each; no match required; Deadline: July 8.

Summary: Funding supports efforts to improve early child care. Grants will aid rigorous high-quality research and evaluation plans of the implementation of policies in response to the goals of the Child Care and Development Block Grant program. These planning grants may be followed by a second competitive funding opportunity that would provide funding to carry out the planned research evaluations, officials say.

Info: Meryl Barofsky, or phone: (202) 401-5541; (for the NOFA).

About Frank Klimko

Frank Klimko is a nationally known journalist, grants expert and speech writer/speaker. He has years of experience helping nonprofits devise lists of the right funding opportunities and secure funding from these foundations and corporate entities. Clients have focused on an array of areas including child care, homeless, hunger and K-12 education. Additionally, he is a Freedom of Information Act expert, who has helped numerous clients with securing proprietary information from the federal government. Currently, Frank Klimko writes the Children & Youth Funding Report and Private Grants Alert, which are Washington DC-based publications. CYF is a daily publication covering Congress, the Education Dept. and the various federal regulatory agencies. PGA, another daily publication, covers the world of private philanthropy.
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