Grant Application

Decide Whether to Apply

The Office of Head Start appreciates the effort that goes into an organization's registration and preparation of a grant application, and it recognizes this process may require significant staff time. The following information provides 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.

Interested entities are also encouraged to visit the Administration for Children and Families (ACF)'s webpage on deciding whether to apply for a grant.


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Interested applicants may email the OHS Operations Center at for additional information.