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OECOSL Request for Services 20-047: CCDF Agreement Centers

The Office of Early Childhood and Out-of-School Learning has released Request for Services 20-047 seeking responses from child care providers interested in receiving funding to serve more Child Care and Development Fund-eligible children by becoming a CCDF Agreement Center. Eligible providers must be licensed or registered, meet CCDF federal and state regulations, be rated a Paths to Quality Level 2 or above, and currently serve or expand through this contract to serve infant and/or toddler-aged children. As a CCDF Agreement Center, providers must have open seats at their program available for CCDF-eligible children and have a plan to increase or maintain their PTQ Level to a Level 3 or Level 4. The RFS 20-047 webpage  contains more information including eligibility criteria and instructions for how to apply. Proposals are due by Monday, February 24, 2020, at 3 p.m. EST. 

OECOSL Request for Funding 20-002: Early Childhood Capacity Building grant program (round 4)

OECOSL has released the fourth round of its Early Childhood Capacity Building Grant Program. OECOSL Request for Funding 20-002 seeks applications from 1) Indiana county/community coalitions containing early childhood education providers or 2) individual Indiana early childhood education providers interested in building their capacity to provide high quality early childhood education to eligible four-year-old children through either achieving a PTQ Level 3 or Level 4 rating and/or expanding the number of available seats for eligible four-year-old children. For this round of the Early Childhood Capacity Building grant opportunity, only county/community coalitions and/or individual early childhood education providers from the Indiana counties specified in the RFF are eligible to apply. The OECOSL RFF 20-002 webpage (https://www.in.gov/fssa/carefinder/5465.htm) contains more information including eligibility criteria (including the list of eligible counties), eligible project descriptions, and instructions for how to apply.

OECOSL grant opportunity for school-age Child Care: Request for Funding 20-001

Are you a public school corporation or nonprofit organization seeking funding to support your school-age child care services for children who are at least 5 years of age but less than 15 years of age? If so, you may be eligible to apply for grant funds through the OECOSL Request for Funding 20-001 for the state-funded School-Age Child Care Project Fund for SFY 2021 to increase the availability and affordability of high-quality school-age child care. Please visit the OECOSL RFF 20-001 webpage for more information on the grant eligibility requirements, the application deadline and to access the application files: https://www.in.gov/fssa/carefinder/5509.htm.