Agency to Release $3.7M to Support Early Ed

ACF logoAgency: Health & Human Services Dept. (HHS); Admin. for Children & Families (HHS); Program: Head Start and/or Early Head Start Grants (CFDA Number: 93.600) (Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2017-ACF-OHS-CH-R06-1251); Eligibility: Schools, tribes, for-profits, universities, governments, faith-based groups and nonprofits with or without 501(c)(3) status (Adair, Cherokee, McIntosh, and Sequoyah Counties, Oklahoma); Funding (estimated): $3.7 million for two awards (20% match required); Deadline (tentative): February (expect a solicitation in December).

Summary: These funds will expand access to high-quality, comprehensive services to low-income infants and toddlers and their families through partnerships among Early Head Start and child care providers. Projects must address the needs of communities in Adair, Cherokee, McIntosh, and Sequoyah Counties, OK.

For more about the upcoming competition:

Info:  Shawna Pinckney, 866/796-1591; e-mail, for questions about the competition.

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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