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Find different grants available for University of Fairbanks in Alaska (UAF) to have a daycare on campusor use the daycares in Fairbanks, Alaska for the students, faculty and staff. I have to find other grants to help minimize the high cost of child care for students, faculty and staff working and attending UAF.There is a daycare already at UAF called the Bunnell House Early Childhood Lab School. The information about Bunnell House. The Bunnell House partner with Open Arms Child Development Center to send children when they are full. http://www.ctc.uaf.edu/programs/bunnellhouse/In Fairbanks, Alaska there are 20 licensed child care ranging from 6wks old to school age before and aftercare. Before and aftercare stops at the 6th grade. Since the childcare cost is so high the students, faculty and staff sometimes have to use places that are not licensed.Child Care Access Means Parents in SchoolCommunity Development Block GrantThe U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development funds the Community Development Block Grant program. Grants are awarded to state and local government agencies to fund capital projects to improve the living and economic conditions of communities. Such projects include land purchases, acquiring, constructing or renovating public facilities such as day-care centers, neighborhood centers and other nonresidential buildings. Residential homes and housing units are also renovated and constructed using grant money. Award amounts are determined by several factors including population and poverty levels.Community Facilities Grant ProgramThe U.S. Department of Agriculture awards grants through its Community Facilities Grant Program to rural areas. Grants finance the construction, expansion and renovation of essential facilities used for community, public safety, health care and public services such as day-care centers. Equipment necessaryfor facility operations are eligible purchases under this grant program. Cities, towns and districts with fewer than 20,000 residents are eligible to apply for grants. Areas with the lowest population and income levels receive higher priorities for funding. Grants cover up to 75 percent of the project costsChild Care Development Block GrantThe Department of Health and Human Services funds the Child Care Development Block Grant program. Grants are awarded to state and local government agencies and nonprofit organizations to help low-income families pay for day-care services while they work or prepare for work. Grants subsidize the differences between the applicants' co-payments, which are based on several factors including incomes, family sizes and children in daycare, and the full costs of child care services. The grant program also financially assists day-care centers in making necessary modifications to their facilities to meet Texas's health and safety standards
http://smallbusiness.chron.com/government-daycare-center-grants-12723.htmlTRIO Dissemination PartnershipThe TRIO Dissemination Partnership program provides grants to enable TRIO projects to work with otherinstitutions and agencies that are serving low-income and first-generation college students and that do not have TRIO grants. The goal of the TRIO Dissemination Partnership program is to increase the effectiveness of TRIO programs through the replication and adaptation of successful TRIO program components, practices, strategies and activities at institutions and agencies that do not have a federally funded TRIO project.Dissemination programs address:•Effective use of educational technology; •Business and community partnerships and K–12 collaborations;•Increased participation of underrepresented groups in graduate study; and •Increasing awareness of underserved areas in the benefits of TRIO •programs.Applicant EligibilityInstitutions of higher education or other private and public institutions and organizations that were conducting a federally funded TRIO project before the enactment of the 1998 amendments to the Higher Education Act are eligible.Partner EligibilityEligible institutions and agencies are those serving TRIO-eligible populations but that do not have a TRIO grant.Child Care Access Means Parents in School (CCAMPIS)Universities and colleges are eligible for grants to implement day-care centers for its low-income students. The Department of Education awards grants to schools whose students collectively received more than $350,000 the previous academic year to fund child-care services operating before and after school hours so students who are parents can attend classes. Grants cover minor renovation projects needed by school day-care centers to meet local and state health and safety standards.CCAMPIS program supports the participation of low-income parents in the postsecondary education system through the providing of campus-based child-care services. The goal of CCAMPIS is to increase access to postsecondary education for low-income parents by providing quality, affordable and accessible child-care services while they further their education.Funds are used to support or establish campus-based child care programs primarily serving the needs of low-income students enrolled in IHEs. Grants may be used for before- and after-school services. In addition, grants may be used to serve the child care needs of the community served by the institutionProgram services include:
•Supporting or establishing a campus-based child-care program that primarily serves the needs of low-income students enrolled at the institution;•Establishing or expanding child-care programs for infants and toddlers as well as providing before- and after-school services for older children;•Subsidizing the costs of the child-care services for low-income students;•Programs involving parents; and•Faculty, staff, program and curriculum development.Applicant EligibilityOnly institutions of higher education that have disbursed a minimum of $350,000 in Federal Pell Grants the year before applying for a grant are eligible for CCAMPIS awards.Participant EligibilityA student parent who is eligible to receive a Federal Pell Grant for the fiscal year for which the determination is made.https://www2.ed.gov/programs/campisp/index.htmlFinancing Child Care for College Student Successhttp://www.campuschildren.org/assets/docs/advocacy/financing_tool_kit-1.pdfFind Child Care Resources for Community College Studentshttps://www.usnews.com/education/community-colleges/articles/2015/06/29/find-child-care-resources-for-community-college-studentsUniversity of Alaska Fairbankshttp://catalog.uaf.edu/costs-financial-aid/financial-aid/Grants NoticeFunding Opportunity Number:PA-16-273Funding Opportunity Title:Environmental Exposures Version:Synopsis 1Posted Date:May 19, 2016Last Updated Date:May
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