The Child Care and Development Block Grant
The Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014 (CCDBG)
Update 12/21/17: In mid-January 2018, Congress will negotiate an omnibus spending bill. We are asking for $2.9 billion in additional CCDBG funding. This funding is essential to help families have affordable child care, monitor our licensed child care programs, and improve pay and professional development for early childhood professionals. Read more.
- This federal law authorizes the Child Care Development Fund (CCDF). It is the source of federal funding to states to increase the affordability and quality of early care and education.
- Executive Overview – Opportunities for Making California’s Child Care System Better Through CCDBG in 2016
- Topic Papers – How to Implement Specific CCDBG Proposals in California