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Special Funding Opportunity: National Head Start Fellowship Program

OHS will competitively award $1 million to design, implement, and administer a National Head Start Fellowship Program that supports the development of a new cadre of leaders in the field. The successful recipient will recruit and select five to six fellows each year, starting in fiscal year (FY) 2023, and will provide fellows with benefits and compensation, professional development, mentoring, and networking opportunities with national early childhood organizations and leaders. The application due date is Dec. 12, 2022. Find information here on responding to the National Head Start Fellowship Program NOFO.

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.