Grant Opportunities

October 2020

Remote Learning Grants


Quality Subgrants

Quality Subgrants – read about the 5 categories of grants and the timeline for awards.  Proposals due October 19, 2020.

Subgrants are available for:

Child Care Access
Rural Child Care
Connecting Families to Services
Kindergarten Readiness
Improving Quality of Care

Workforce Health Fund

 The Early Childhood Workforce Health Fund will pay or reimburse for medical expenses directly attributable to COVID-19 testing and treatment between March 12, 2020 (Governor’s emergency declaration) and December 1, 2020, or until funds are no longer available. Verification of eligibility is required. 

Governor Kelly’s press release 

Details here: Kansas Hero Relief 

Child Health Care Consultants and Facility Grants

Child Care Health Consultants will be available to all KDHE-licensed facilities for technical assistance/consultation and to assess environments (through virtual or on-site visits). Consultants will advise on actions or modifications needed to meet the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) health and safety recommendations to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and other illnesses.

How to Get Started

Technology Distribution through Home Visiting

The Technology for Families Program provides connectivity, equipment, and devices to support virtual access for families receiving home visiting services. Families benefiting from these funds will have children prenatal/birth to age 5 and will have demonstrated need.

Technology for Families Flyer (pdf) - link for social media

Use this short url in social media for an overview of all opportunities:

Overview of all grants - webinar recording

WEBINAR RECORDING or Presentation Slides 

Tuesday, 9/29/20 at 6:30pm – Remote Learning Grants and Resources for Child Care Providers. This webinar will feature a brief recap of the Remote Learning Grant opportunity, as well as provide an overview of specific resources currently available to support child care providers including the Child Care Health Consultant Network. School-age programs, KDHE-licensed child care providers, and those with demonstrated experience and success delivering quality, safe, out-of-home care and education services/programs for school-age children are encouraged to attend.