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Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) Locator

Special Funding Opportunity!

OHS announces the availability of $2 million to be competitively awarded to tribal colleges and universities for the purpose of establishing or enhancing partnerships with Head Start programs to increase the number of qualified education staff working in American Indian and Alaskan Native (AIAN) Head Start programs. The funded Tribal Colleges and Universities Head Start Partnership Programs will offer carefully designed, high-quality, accessible, and flexible programs that increase the number of qualified staff eligible for Head Start and Early Head Start education positions. Successful applicants will partner with AIAN Head Start recipients and identify the number of students to be enrolled, how to retain students through the program design and responsive and effective supports, and the number of credentials or degrees expected to be conferred.

Apply before July 10, 2023!

Find available notices of funding opportunities (NOFOs) from the Office of Head Start (OHS) by searching the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number 93.600 on

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OHS posts NOFOs to solicit applications for grant funds to provide services in a specific geographic area or nationally. Explore information about finding and understanding funding opportunities, applying for a grant, the review process, and more on the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) Grants page.

OHS funds opportunities in individually defined service areas across the country where Head Start and Early Head Start funding becomes available. Interested applicants should select a state from the dropdown feature below to view the list of available service areas, their corresponding funding levels in the state, and grantee profiles and inventories, if available. Applicants may email the OHS Operations Center at for additional information.