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Staffed Family Child Care Networks: Improving Access, Quality, and Sustainability

In this webinar, the National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance is joined by partner, All Our Kin, and Toni Porter, in a panel discussion on the importance of staffed family child care networks. The Staffed Family Child Care Network webinar was prerecorded.

Family Child Care Expense Tracking Tool

This tracking tool, by First Children's Finance, is designed to be adapted by states, territories, and Tribes to align with the grants they award, or it may be shared with providers to adapt to their needs. It lists all possible categories of expenditures and provides a tool for tracking expenditures for a 12-month period.

Staffed Family Child Care Networks

Staffed Family Child Care (FCC) Networks are an important part of the child care solution for families and educators. Successful FCC Networks are built on strengths-based relationships and equity and can take many forms. The webinars and resources below are intended to help you understand the importance of FCC Networks, to begin or expand your FCC Network, and to share stories of successful implementation.

Tribal Health and Safety Policies and Procedures

This session explores the development of policies and procedures and the policies and procedures checklist template, and provides sample policies and procedures. Strategies for developing policies and procedures for different audiences including staff, families, and providers, are also discussed.

Family Child Care Budget Guide

The Family Child Care Budget Guide from First Children’s Finance is designed to help family child care providers apply for the Child Care Stabilization Grants. This guide has information on each category in the application with a definition of the category and how to show expenses.

Child Care Center Budget Guide

The Child Care Center Budget Guide from First Children’s Finance is designed to help center providers apply for the Child Care Stabilization Grants. This guide has information on each category in the application with a definition of the category and how to show expenses.

Research to Practice Brief: Delivering on the Promise Through Equitable Policies

This brief focuses on current research trends and implications for racial and ethnic disparities related to early childhood. It highlights policy choices to reduce disparities and set children and families on more favorable trajectories, contributing to their school success and ability to live happy, fulfilled lives.

Overview of CCDF Program Funding In ARP Act

This document provides an overview of Child Care and Development Fund Program Funding in the American Rescue Plan Act for states and territories. It includes an overview of the requirements and allowable uses of the $39 billion in child care funds in this Act.

Provider Eligibility for American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act Child Care Stabilization Subgrants (Infographic)

An infographic that walks through questions and answers that determine whether a child care provider may be eligible for an American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act Stabilization Subgrant. 

Provider Eligibility for American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 Child Care Stabilization Subgrants (Overview)

A one-page overview explaining which child care providers may be eligible for an American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act Stabilization Subgrant.