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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. 


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