The Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) final rule outlines regulations for implementing the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) Act of 2014 and administering the CCDF program, including ensuring that effective processes and internal controls are in place to maintain integrity and accountability for federal assets.
This resource page provides resources from the Tribal Child Care Capacity Building Center on fiscal administration and accountability for Tribal CCDF Lead Agencies including financial management principles.
Fiscal Management Requirements
- American Indian and Alaska Native Child Care and Development Fund Guide to Financial Management, Grants Administration, and Program Accountability (guide)
- CCDF Standard Notice of Award (NOA) (webinar)
- Child Care and Development Fund: Fiscal Management and Data Reporting for American Indian and Alaska Native Grantees: Part I (presentation slides)
- Child Care and Development Fund: Fiscal Management and Data Reporting for American Indian and Alaska Native Grantees: Part II: ACF-700 Reporting Requirements and Introduction to Data Tracker Software (webinar)
- Ensuring Effective CCDF Financial Management Systems Budgeting and Internal Controls (presentation slides and handout)
- Fiscal On-Demand Sessions for Tribal Lead Agencies (webinar series)
- Fiscal Management Question-and-Answer Series (presentation slides)
- An Introduction to CCDF Program Integrity: Tribal Subsidy Series Webinar 3 (presentation slides)
More from the Child Care Technical Assistance Network
The Office of Child Care’s Child Care Technical Assistance website provides training, resources, and materials to multiple stakeholder groups at the state, Tribal, regional and local levels to support high-quality services for children and families. The following Office of Child Care's National Centers have a variety of resources to support the implementation of fiscal requirements:
- National Center on Child Care Data and Reporting (NCDR)
The National Center on Child Care Data and Reporting supports state, territory, and Tribal Child Care and Development Fund grantees in collecting, managing, analyzing, and reporting child care administrative data. The Center's technical assistance efforts are available to help build or enhance grantees' capacity to improve the quality of administrative data and are provided through a toll-free helpline, trainings at national conferences and regional office events, customized onsite technical assistance activities, and specialized data tools.
- National Center on Program Management and Fiscal Operations (PMFO)
The National Center on Program Management and Fiscal Operations supports Office of Head Start (OHS) grantees in strengthening program management, leadership and governance, fiscal operations, and fiscal management practices through resource development, in-person and virtual training, and technical assistance. PMFO supports the delivery of consistent, comprehensive program and fiscal messages to the early childhood community through coordination and collaboration with OHS, other National Centers, and professional organizations.
- National Center on Child Care Subsidy Innovation and Accountability (NCSIA)
NCSIA provides resources and technical assistance focused on developing child care subsidy systems that are child focused, family friendly, and fair to providers. NCSIA works with grantees to help them reach goals related to subsidy eligibility, integrating quality and subsidy, and strengthening program integrity. It also helps them reach goals relating to payment rules, rate setting, and other policies and practices that support providing high-quality care to more children from families with low incomes.
The Tribal Child Care Capacity Building Center can help you navigate the many resources available through the Office of Child Care’s Child Care Technical Assistance website.