Determining Non-Federal Match

Head Start grantees are required to provide a 20 percent non-federal match. This can come through resources donated by the communities they serve and state funding as appropriate.

Non-Federal Match Narrative

Non-federal matching information and explanations of fiscal issues such as contributions, disallowances, documentation, in-kind, and volunteer services can be found below. Head Start administrators and non-federal entities may find this information helpful.

Non-Federal Match

Explore Head Start programs' ongoing partnership between the federal government and local communities. These self-paced learning sessions explore the regulations and responsibilities around non-federal match.

Determining the Value of Donated Space

This Internal Revenue Service (IRS) publication is designed to help donors and appraisers determine the value of property, other than cash, that is given to qualified organizations. Grantees may find this information useful when questioning the value of donated space. It also explains what kind of information a filer must have to support the charitable contribution deduction claim on a tax return.