Facilities

Facilities

A program’s physical environment supports the quality and quantity of the services it provides. Browse facilities resources that help programs create environments that are conducive to learning. Explore resources about adhering to safety guidelines for designing, constructing, and maintaining healthy classrooms and playgrounds. Also, find materials that outline the procedures for applying for funds to purchase, construct, or make major renovations to facilities that operate Head Start programs. This includes the measures that must be taken to protect the federal interest in such facilities.

Real Property Guidance and Regulations

Learn about the laws and regulations grantees must comply with and the forms they must complete when they acquire, construct, or renovate property with federal funds.

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Equipment Management and Maintenance

Review the regulations governing the management, maintenance, and disposition of equipment purchased with federal funds.

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Post-Approval Guidance and Checklist

This resource helps grantees comply with Head Start regulations concerning the purchase, construction, and renovation of facilities after their application has been approved.

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Strategic Maintenance Planning Tool

Use this tool to strategically budget the maintenance expenses and ongoing upkeep of an agency’s facility and other key assets.

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Facilities

Topic:Facilities

Resource Type: Topic Page

National Centers: Program Management and Fiscal Operations

Last Updated: April 18, 2019