Expanding Access to High-Quality Care

child care stabilization grants logoThese resources aim to help CCDF Lead Agencies and policymakers use ARP Act supplemental funding to increase provider payment rates, explore the use of grants and contracts to increase the number of available child care slots, increase wages for early education and child care professionals, and expand access to high-quality care by building the supply for underserved populations. 

Increase Provider Payments

Increase Use of Grants and Contracts

Increase Wages for Early Educators and Child Care Providers

Build Supply of Child Care for Underserved Populations