Opportunity: CCDF supplemental funds available for school-age programs
Now and over the next year, states are focusing on spending “child care CCDF supplemental funds” that must be obligated by 2023 and liquidated in 2024. State administrative agencies of the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF, also known as CCDBG) recently faced three concurrent obligation deadlines for relief funds all on September 30, 2022. The funds granted in the CARES, CRRSA, and a program known as ARP Stabilization funds are now in the hands of programs, parents and partners to be liquidated by next year.
This allows state administrators, advocates for children and youth, and partners in the field to turn more attention on to the one remaining set of child care relief funds, CCDF Supplemental funds, also provided in the American Rescue Plan legislation. An informative presentation put forward by the Office of Child Care (OCC) in June 2021 helps walk through some of the funds and timelines.
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