Listen as Office of Head Start leadership discuss how fiscal management has been impacted by the coronavirus disease 2019 emergency, as well as the use of available supplemental and relief funding.
Watch this webinar to hear Office of Head Start leadership discuss new funding to support needs related to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
FY 2020 Quality Funding for Head Start Programs and Supporting Children and Families Impacted by Trauma
Watch this webinar for an overview of the $250 million in Quality Improvement funding appropriated to Head Start programs in fiscal year 2020, including allowable uses of funds to support a trauma-informed approach.
Review the allowable uses of quality improvement funds for Head Start and Early Head Start programs based on Sec. 640(a)(5) of the Head Start Act.
Use this checklist and planning tool to identify and comply with Head Start fiscal policies and regulations. It will be helpful for directors, managers, and Policy Council members.
Use this training inventory to help fiscal officers identify strengths and gaps in their knowledge. Learn ways to establish training priorities.
In this tip sheet, learn about key regulations concerning the financial audits of Head Start programs. Also, learn the steps for selecting an auditor and related online resources.
Internal controls and reporting procedures protect and maximize a Head Start program's federal award.
Uniform Guidance streamlines and consolidates government requirements for receiving and using federal awards. In this way, it reduces the administrative burden for programs and improves outcomes.
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.