Tools and Resources
Fiscal Checklist: Policy and Regulation Compliance
Directors, managers, and Policy Council members can use this checklist and planning tool to identify and comply with Head Start fiscal policies and regulations.
Learning for New Leaders: Fiscal Management
Explore this two-part training module to learn what directors need to know and do to oversee the fiscal management of Head Start programs.
Grant Application: How to Apply for a Grant
Find out what organizations need to consider before applying for a grant. Review this resource to find key information on the process and links to available funding opportunities.
Financial and Administrative Requirements, 45 CFR § 1303
In this part of the Head Start Program Performance Standards, find out about an agency’s financial and administrative requirements.
Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for HHS Awards, 45 CFR part 75
Learn about the implementing regulations for grantees funded by the Department of Health and Human Services.
Closeout, 45 CFR § 75.381
Review this regulation to find out about the requirements for grant closeout. It also specifies the actions the non-federal entity and HHS awarding agency or pass-through entity must take to complete this process at the end of the period of performance.
Equipment, 45 CFR § 75.320
See section (e) for the regulation concerning the disposition of original or replacement equipment acquired under a federal award when that equipment is no longer needed.
Application for Federal Assistance, (SF-424)
New and existing grantees should use this form to request funding for Head Start and Early Head Start programs.
HHS Grants Policy Statement
Review this Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Grants Policy Statement to learn more about the general terms and conditions of HHS discretionary grant and cooperative agreement awards. Also, find out about the HHS grants process and grantee responsibilities.
Resource Type: Article
National Centers: Program Management and Fiscal Operations
Last Updated: December 23, 2021