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  Funding Opportunity Details
 -432468-2022 Future Ready Iowa Child Care Challenge
  Future Ready Iowa
  Application Deadline: 12/10/2021 3:00 PM
Award Amount Range: $5,000.00 - $750,000.00
Project Start Date: 12/03/2021
Project End Date: 06/30/2022
Award Announcement Date:
Eligible Applicant:
Program Officer: Kathy Leggett
Phone: 515-204-1378 x
Categorical Area:

The purpose of the fund is to encourage and enable businesses, nonprofit organizations, and consortiums to establish local child care facilities and increase the availability of quality, affordable child care for working Iowans. To support this work, the fund will award competitive grants to support community and regional initiatives. Iowa Workforce Development and the Department of Human Services are  seeking collaborative applications that propose new, cutting-edge ideas as well as proven strategies. The purpose of this Notice of Funding Opportunity is to solicit applications that will enable us to award grant funding to match local investment and support the goals of the Child Care Challenge Program and Future Ready Iowa.

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Appendix A - Child Care Challenge Grant Guidance APPENDIX A - Child Care Challenge Grant Guidance.pdf 128 KB
APPENDIX B-Child Care Challenge UPDATED Close Date APPENDIX B - UPDATED DEC. 10th CLOSE DATE.pdf 139 KB
Appendix C - Child Care Challenge Scoring Rubric APPENDIX C- Child Care Challenge Scoring Rubric.pdf 118 KB
Appendix D - New User Registration Instructions APPENDIX D - New User Registration Instructions.pdf 152 KB
Child Care Challenge Webinar FAQ Child Care Challenge Webinar Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).pdf 140 KB
Child Care Challenge Grant Full Notice of Funding-UPDATED CLOSE DATE Childcare Challenge IICC Master NOFO FINAL DATE CHANGE.pdf 318 KB
APPENDIX E - Child Care Challenge Budget Template ChildcareChallengeGrantRequestBudgetForm.xlsx 167 KB
 Website Links
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URL Description Child Care Desert Information
  – The Official Website of the State of Iowa. Dulles Technology Partners Inc.