Grant Application

Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) Locator

On March 14, 2024, OHS released approximately $102 million in available funding for the following Head Start program types to expand access to high-quality, comprehensive services:

For more information, visit the Applying for an ACF Grant Award page or send an email to

Applications close May 14, 2024.

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.