Gearing Up for DRS Start-Up

This is the time of year that programs who competed for DRS grants in the fall typically begin to receive notification of an award or are contacted by the Office of Head Start (OHS) to begin negotiations. The eighth round of DRS was one of the largest rounds of DRS to date and soon many of the awardees will enter the start up period.

Waiting for a DRS Award? Tips for How to Use the Time!

If your program submitted an application in DRS Round 8, with most applications due in November 2019, then you might be anxiously anticipating your notice of award. Typically, it is a few months until programs enter negotiations with the Office of Head Start (OHS)....

EHS Expansion and EHS-CCP Round 3 Moves into Start Up

Congratulations to programs that were awarded Early Head Start Expansion and Early Head Start – Child Care Partnership (EHS-CCP) grants in the third round of competition. While we haven’t seen an announcement from the Office of Head Start about who was awarded funds,...

Six Tips for Start Up Success 

Last month, we published a blog post that described the importance of revisiting start up plans as you enter negotiations for your Early Head Start Expansion and Early Head Start – Child Care Partnership (EHS-CCP) grant. It is timely to look more specifically at how...

Plan for EHS-CCP Round 3 Start up in the New Year

This fall was a whirlwind for Early Head Start Expansion and Early Head Start – Child Care Partnership (EHS-CCP) proposal development. The application for the third round of EHS Expansion and EHS-CCP grants was much like the second round, with the exception of a...

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