This document is intended to support state administrators who are considering how they might use the current Preschool Development Grant Birth through Five opportunity to expand or enhance services for home-based child care by: offering key strategies to build durable systems structures to support home-based child care; indicating how these strategies align with the priorities of ACF as outlined in the notices of funding opportunity; and sharing examples and considerations for how you might approach these strategies in your plans.
Opportunities to Expand Support for HBCC through PDG B-5
Celebrating Black home-based providers and their continuing legacy of communal care in their communities
This Black History Month, we're honoring Black home-based child care providers who don’t just provide care to children; their work holds up their communities, and in doing so, they continue a legacy of communal care for Black communities.
Home Grown’s Recommendations for the CCDF State/Territory Plan Preprint
Home Grown appreciates the work of the Biden-Harris Administration to revise the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) State/Territory Plan Preprint in support of greater access to high quality child care for children and families participating in CCDF. This blog contains our recommendations.
Policy Matters: Home-Based Providers Take Our Case to the Statehouse
Learn how Home Grown's Policy Work Group is working to help inform and shape policies that support home-based child care providers.