In March 2021, the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) awarded new Early Head Start-Child Care (EHS-CC) Partnership and Early Head Start Expansion funds to 62 agencies in 32 states and Puerto Rico.
Explore these resources to understand how to apply for Office of Head Start (OHS) funding opportunity announcements (FOAs). Review guidance around eligibility determination, submitting an application for funding, and what to expect during the review process. Eligible applicants include agencies, institutions, state, local, or tribal governments, and other qualified organizations.
Search and explore NOFOs posted by OHS to solicit applications for grant funds to specific service areas or a national competition.
Use this tool when working through the process of applying for a grant from the Office of Head Start. Find tips, standards, and a locator map that shows you the available funding around the country.
Explore this information for guidance on the types of organizations eligible to apply for Head Start funding, registration guidance for interested entities, and the requirements programs are required to adhere to after the receipt of a grant award.
Check this page for FAQs about open notices of funding opportunities (NOFOs) from the Office of Head Start.