All Our Kids Early Childhood Networks
CSFA Number: 444-80-1251
Agency Name
Department Of Human Services (444)
Agency Identification
Agency Contact
Ana Maria Accove
Short Description
The All Our Kids (AOK) Early Childhood Networks program is an initiative to promote healthy pregnancies and the positive growth and development of all children birth to five and their parents/caregivers by assuring a high quality, well-coordinated, easily accessible system of services and supports. AOK Networks use a data-driven approach to understand disparities and root causes of locally identified priority issues. The goal of the initiative is to improve outcomes for children and families through the implementation of evidence based strategies that promote an effective local early childhood system.
Subject Area
Human Services
Program Function
Objectives and Goals
The goal of the initiative is to improve outcomes for children and families through an effective local early childhood system. The objectives of the initiative are a) to establish and maintain a community collaboration (the Network) representing early childhood development system partners and individuals with interests and services for families with young children to work on improving access, equity, quality, capacity and consumer satisfaction of local service delivery by developing and implementing strategic initiatives that incorporate system-building strategies b) to conduct in conjunction with the local IPLAN a community assessment utilizing primary and secondary data sources to identify local early childhood initiatives to be addressed through a five year strategic plan c) to engage parents/caregivers as Network partners through participation in Network meetings, parent workgroups, community events, written surveys, periodic parent caf├ęs, and public education campaigns.
Types of Assistance
Project Grants
Uses and Restrictions
The AOK Network grants support the state's early childhood vision and efforts for every child to enter kindergarten healthy, safe, eager to learn, and ready to succeed. Grantees are required to hire one (1.0) FTE local All Our Kids (AOK) Early Childhood Network Coordinator to develop, promote and maintain a community collaboration (the AOK Network) representing multi-sector service providers, family representatives, and others who care about the health and well-being of pregnant women and families with young children within the geographically assigned area to collaborate on improving access, equity, quality, and capacity of local resources and service delivery.
Eligibility Requirements
Public or private, not-for-profit community-based agencies who meet all Pre-Qualification and Mandatory Requirements and provide services within targeted communities.
Eligible Applicants
Education Organizations; Nonprofit Organizations; Individuals;
Funding By Fiscal Year
FY 2017 : $2,086,037
FY 2018 : $844,415
FY 2019 : $921,443
Federal Funding
Notice of Funding Opportunities
Agency IDAward RangeApplication Range
Details17-444-80-1251-01$63000 - $9000005/16/2016 - 06/06/2016 : 12:00 PM
Details20-44-80-1251-01$63000 - $9000004/01/2019 - 05/01/2019 : 5:00 PM
Agency IDGrantee NameStart DateEnd DateAmount
FCSYS04968-FCSYS04968COUNTY OF WILL07/01/201906/30/202090,000
FCSYS04772-FCSYS04772KANE COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT07/01/201906/30/202085,000
FCSYS04773-FCSYS04773MCLEAN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT07/01/201906/30/202076,000