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Quality Improvement Network (QIN) Grant

Grants to Washington, DC Nonprofits, For-Profits, and
Faith-Based Organizations for High Quality Childcare Centers

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District of Columbia Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE) - Division of Early Learning (DEL)

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08/08/19 3:00 PM


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Grants to Washington, DC nonprofits, for-profits, and faith-based organizations for high quality childcare programs for low-income infants and children ages 0-3. Funding is intended for hub-based programs that will prepare the children for school so that they begin their academic career on par with their peers.

This grant aims to provide services, to include ERSEA, continuous, comprehensive high quality services, job-embedded professional development and technical assistance to licensed child development facilities to ensure low income infants and toddlers and their families have access to programs that meet HSPPS.

OSSE/DEL seeks applications from organizations interested in serving as a hub(s) for eligible child care partners to help them attain and maintain HSPPS.

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GrantWatch ID#: 186310

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Number of Grants:

OSSE/DEL anticipates issuing one to five award(s) from this funding opportunity.

Estimated Size of Grant:

Potential range of awards includes $500,000 - $2,300,000 in local funds.

Term of Contract:

The period for this grant will be five years, ending on Sept. 30, 2024, contingent upon availability of funds. Each budget period will be one year, with the first period ending Sept. 30, 2020. Applicants must re-apply for the second year funding.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

OSSE/DEL will accept applications from eligible applicants, including non-profit, for-profit and faith-based community based organizations. Applicants are encouraged to propose bold and innovate strategies to achieve the objectives of the RFA.

Eligible organizations to serve as the hub(s) must:
- Have the capacity and experience to serve providers in one or more of the following Wards: 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8.
- Have a proven track record and experience providing technical assistance and training to child development centers and/or child development homes.
- Commit to fully support OSSE’s long term strategy to improve the quality of infant and toddler care in the District, including sharing of data and necessary information and participating in evaluation efforts, as needed.
- Have the capacity to serve as a federal recipient of funds, including current or former status as a recipient or sub-recipient of EHS or Head Start funds or other federal grants currently and be able to provide the date of most recent independent financial audit.
- Demonstrate significant previous experience with and knowledge of federal EHS/HSPPS.
- Be in full compliance with OSSE child care licensing regulations with no enforcement actions within the past two years if the applicant provides child care and early learning services. An enforcement action does not include the issuance of a statement of deficiency and accompanying plan of correction.

Pre-proposal Conference:

Interested applicants are encouraged to view the EGMS training as well as attend a Pre-Application meeting.

Pre-application meeting (online: Thursday, July 25, 10:30 AM – 1:30 PM)

Applicants are encouraged to attend the session to:
1. Understand the major components of the RFA and gain proficiency in EGMS to apply for the grant; and
2. Network with other applicants and potentially develop partnerships.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications must be submitted by Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2019 at 3:00 PM. OSSE estimates that it will award grants by Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019; however this date may change.

EGMS Overview Training for Applicants:

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Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Tara Dewan-Czarnecki
Program Manager
Division of Early Learning
Office of the State Superintendent of Education
Phone: (202) 741-7637

Rebecca Shaw
Director of Operations and Management
Division of Early Learning
Office of the State Superintendent of Education
Phone: (202) 741-7637

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