We are sending the following on behalf of the Office of Early Learning. Questions should be directed to tina.shockley@doe.k12.de.us. Delaware Stars is not able to provide any additional information or answer questions.
 
Capacity Grant – Spring Application Round Announced
 
Children & Families First, in conjunction with the Department of Education, is pleased to announce the next application round for Capacity Grant awards. The application round opens on Monday, March 15, 2021.  
 
Deadline for applications is: noon on Friday, April 16, 2021.
 
The Capacity Grant is available to qualifying, licensed child care programs throughout Delaware. Programs must be enrolled in Delaware Stars or Bridge to Stars and engaged in quality improvement efforts. The grant funding is intended to provide resources to enhance the quality of early education programs and to expand the supply of child care in targeted funding categories. Programs are encouraged to begin working with a Capacity Grant Technical Assistant prior to the application deadline. Eligibility requirements, guidelines and the application materials are located on the Children & Families First website: https://www.cffde.org/capacity-grant
 
Contact Andrea Prettyman, the Capacity Grant Program Manager, at andrea.prettyman@cffde.org or call 302-233-6475 with questions and to arrange technical assistance.