Preschool Development Grants Birth through Five
CSFA Number: 586-00-2111
Agency Name
State Board Of Education (586)
Agency Contact
Alicia Lynch-Deatherage
217-524-4835
alynchde@isbe.net
Short Description
The PDG B-5 grant are designed to fund states to conduct a comprehensive statewide birth through five needs assessment followed by in-depth strategic planning, while enhancing parent choice and expanding the current mixed delivery system consisting of a wide range of provider types and settings, including child care centers and home-based child care providers, Head Start and Early Head Start, state pre-kindergarten, and home visiting service providers across the public, private and faith-based sectors.
Subject Area
Education
Program Function
Education
Enabling Legislation
PL 114-95
Objectives and Goals
Conduct a statewide needs assessment, develop a strategic plan, and begin work on identified areas of need.
Types of Assistance
Project Grants
Uses and Restrictions
The ESSA PDG has three targeted purposes. It aims to: "(1) assist States to develop, update, or implement a strategic plan that facilitates collaboration and coordination among existing programs of early childhood care and education in a mixed delivery system across the State designed to prepare low-income and disadvantaged children to enter kindergarten and to improve transitions from such system into the local educational agency or elementary school that enrolls such children, by— (A) more efficiently using existing Federal, State, local, and non-governmental resources to align and strengthen the delivery of existing programs, (B) coordinating the delivery models and funding streams existing in the State's mixed delivery system; and (C) developing recommendations to better use existing resources in order to improve-- (i) the overall participation of children in a mixed delivery system of Federal, State, and local early childhood education programs; (ii) program quality while maintaining availability of services; (iii) parental choice among existing programs; and (iv) school readiness for children from low- income and disadvantaged families, including during such children's transition into elementary school; (2) encourage partnerships among Head Start providers, State and local governments, Indian tribes and tribal organizations, private entities (including faith- and community- based entities), and local educational agencies, to improve coordination, program quality, and delivery of services; and (3) maximize parental choice among a mixed delivery system of early childhood education program providers.”
Eligibility Requirements
LEAs are the only entities excluded from eligibility.
Eligible Applicants
Government Organizations; Nonprofit Organizations; For-Profit Organizations; Other;
Application and Award Processing
IGAs, RFSPs, Small Purchase Contracts, and Sole Source Agreements.
Regulations, Guidelines, Literature
This award is subject to requirements or limitations in any applicable Appropriations Act.This award
is subject to the requirements of Section 106 (g) of the trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000, as
amended (22 U.S.C. 7104). For the full text of the award term, go to
http://www.acf.hhs.gov/discretionary-post-awardrequirements. This award is subject to the Federal
Financial Accountability and Transparency Act (FFATA or Transparency) of 2006 subaward and
executive compensation reporting requirements. For the full text of the award term, go to
http://www.acf.hhs.gov/discretionary-post-award requirements. This award is subject to requirements
as set forth in 2 CFR 25.110 Central Contractor Registration (CCR) and DATA Universal Number
System (DUNS). For full text go to http://www.acf.hhs.gov/discretionary-post-award-requirements.
Consistent with 45 CFR 75.113, applicants and recipients must disclose in a timely manner, in writing
to the HHS awarding agency, with a copy to the HHS Office of Inspector General (OIG), all
information related to violations of federal criminal law involving fraud, bribery, or gratuity
violations potentially affecting the federal award. Subrecipients must disclose, in a timely manner, in
writing to the prime recipient (pass through entity) and the HHS OIG, all information related to
violations of federal criminal law involving fraud, bribery, or gratuity violations potentially affecting
the federal award
Funding By Fiscal Year
FY 2020 : $3,702,937
Federal Funding
Notice of Funding Opportunities
None