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.