American Indian and Alaska Native Child Care and Development Fund: Guide to Subsidy Administration for Medium- and Large-Allocation Grantees
This guide provides an overview of Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) subsidy administration. It focuses on CCDF final rule requirements for providing stable financial assistance to eligible CCDF families and ensuring equal access to quality child care. The guide explores key aspects of CCDF subsidy administration, such as defining which families are eligible to receive CCDF subsidies, establishing and overseeing processes for eligibility determination and redetermination, establishing payment rates for providers and copayment rates for families, and implementing provider payment practices. This resource was designed specifically for AI/AN CCDF grantees with medium and large allocations. It is intended for AI/AN CCDF Administrators, eligibility staff members, and all staff involved in implementing CCDF subsidy programs.