Resources for the Administration of EHS-CC Partnership Programs

Meeting fiscal challenges, and managing, training, and supporting early care and education staff across programs and systems ensures successful partnerships. Resources in this area include information and tools related to: Making financial decisions; contracts and formal agreements; child care subsidies; human resource policy and legal issues; and staff management.

Recordkeeping and Reporting

Well-designed recordkeeping and reporting systems maintain the program's institutional memory and provide critical information to program leaders, staff, families and community partners.

Federal Financial Report (SF-425)

Prior to fiscal year (FY) 2016, all Head Start grantees were required to submit financial reports made for its federal award(s) using standard form (SF) Federal Financial Report 425 (lines 10a, b, and c), detailing the cash transactions in the Payment Management System (PMS), and separate reports to the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) detailing the expenditures (lines 10d-o) made for the same award(s).

Use of Program Income Alternatives

This publication provides a chart listing four uses of Program Income Alternatives with detail explanations and use. Grantees or delegate agencies will find this chart useful when deciding or making decisions on the use of program income.

How Technology is Funded: The Basics

As a program director or member of the management team of a nonprofit, what can you do to improve the prospects that your organization will get funding for needed technology? This article provides tips on seeking donations from companies and foundations for technology grants.

Summary of Accountability Requirements for Program Income

This chart from the HHS Grants Policy Statement provides the accountability requirements for program income based on income received and earned. Grantees and delegate agencies can benefit from reviewing this chart when managing financial program income.

Instructions for the Federal Financial Report Attachment

This Federal Financial Report attachment is an example of the line item cash management activity for multiple grants. Grantees will find this template useful when completing line item cash management activity for their multiple grants.

American Institute of Public Accountants

This website features a variety of professional resources, such as conferences, consumer data, legislative, workplace issues, and career development information. Grantees will find this site helpful when seeking information relevant to auditing and accounting.