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Child Care Dev. Fund Grant

Program Information

The Child Care Development Fund Grant is a competitive opportunity for public schools and colleges/universities.  The goal of this funding is to increase early childhood program availability and quality in public schools and colleges/universities in order to provide a safe environment that meets the individual, developmental, social, emotional, and physical needs of children ages 6 weeks to kindergarten entry.  These programs meet the needs of working parents through extended hours, five days a week and typically open year round.  Programs awarded in FY14 will be in their first renewal for FY15, therefore there will be no new grant opportunities in FY15.

Final Report Information

  • Available April 2015

Awardees      

  • 2013-2014 Awardees

Contact Information

Early Childhood Child Care Programs (Birth to School Entry)

Gretchen Berhorst
Early Childhood Education
Dept. of Elem. & Sec. Education
P.O. Box 480
Jefferson City, MO  65102-0480
Gretchen.Berhorst @dese.mo.gov
Phone:  (573) 526-6990

School Age Care Programs (School Entry to Age 13)

Cindy Heislen
Community Education
Dept. of Elem. & Sec. Education
P.O. Box 480
Jefferson City, MO  65102-0480
[email protected]
Phone:  (573) 526-9761