A requirement of the CCDBG Act is that states must encourage partnerships to leverage existing service delivery systems and increase the supply, quality, and efficiency of child care services to benefit the development of children and the success of families in the state. In their CCDF Plans, Lead Agencies must describe how partnerships are encouraged and activities that have resulted from partnerships. Entities with which Lead Agencies are encouraged to partner include the following:
- Other state and public agencies
- Tribal organizations
- Private entities
- Faith-based organizations
- Business or organizations that promote business involvement
- Community-based organizations to leverage existing service delivery
 CCDBG Act of 2014 658E(c)(2)(P); Child Care and Development Fund, 45 C.F.R. § 98.14(4) (2016).