What to Expect for DRS in 2020

As we head into the new year there are Head Start/Early Head Start programs in all stages of DRS. Your program might have just submitted a DRS grant proposal, be working on a proposal for an active DRS competition, or awaiting your program’s opportunity to compete....

Could EHS-CCP Round 4 Be Around the Corner? Get Your Data Ready!

If the Early Head Start Expansion and Early Head Start – Child Care Partnership (EHS-CCP) grant cycle holds true, EHS Expansion and EHS-CCP Round 4 could come soon. This time last year, EHS-CCP Round 3 was open for competition. We’re in a similar situation where the...

Looking Beyond DRS Submission to Support Program Improvement

The application deadline for most programs in this round of DRS is just three weeks away. This is a good time to check in on proposal development and what needs to happen between now and submission. Your program might also be identifying ways it can continue to...

Data-Driven Decision Making Supports Quality Improvement

By Julie Shuell, Senior Consultant, Foundations for Families Data-driven decision making relies on having access to information and using it to think about current programming, funding strategies, partnerships, and staffing. The upcoming 2020 Census will provide new...

What Will The Timing Be For DRS Round 8?

Is your program expecting to compete for funds in the next round of DRS (Round 8)? We understand some of you have been waiting a long time for the Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs) to be forecasted. There aren’t any forecasts on grants.gov for upcoming Head...

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