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Childcare Services for Low-Income Students

Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE): Child Care Access Means Parents in School (CCAMPIS) Program

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United States Department of Education

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07/11/22 11:59 PM Eastern Time


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Grants to USA higher education institutions to assist with daycare services for children of low-income students. Interested applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended to support programs that encourage the participation of low-income parents in postsecondary education through the provision of campus-based child care services.

Absolute Priorities:

  • Absolute Priority 1: Projects that are designed to leverage significant local or institutional resources, including in-kind contributions, to support the activities assisted under section 419N of the HEA.
  • Absolute Priority 2: Projects that are designed to utilize a sliding fee scale for child care services provided under section 419N of the HEA in order to support a high number of low-income parents pursuing postsecondary education at the institution.

Invitational Priorities:

  • Invitational Priority 1: Supporting Students Who Are Single Parents - Projects that propose to serve children of student-parents residing in a single parent home.
  • Invitational Priority 2: Increasing campus-based child care for infants and toddlers - Projects that increase the number of campus-based child care openings for infants and toddlers
  • Invitational Priority 3: Providing Wrap-Around Services for Low-Income Parents in Postsecondary Education - Projects that propose to develop high-impact community engagement strategies and partner with community organizations in order to leverage institutional and community resources to provide wrap-around services that address the comprehensive needs of low-income parents in postsecondary education, such as public benefits and additional financial aid to cover textbook costs, transportation costs, mental health services, faculty mentoring, tutoring, peer support groups, and emergency grants, and emergency grants) that meet the whole need of low-income parents in postsecondary education.

For further details about the above priorities, see

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GrantWatch ID#: 134445

Estimated Total Program Funding:


Number of Grants:

Estimated Number of Awards: 83

Estimated Size of Grant:

Award Ceiling: $1,000,000
Award Floor: $90,000

Term of Contract:

Project Period: Up to 48 months


Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible Applicants: Institutions of higher education that awarded a total of $250,000 or more in Federal Pell Grant funds during FY 2021 to students enrolled at the institution.

Pre-proposal Conference:

Tips and Assistance
On Thursday, June 2, 2022 to assist applicants in developing successful grant proposals, the Department of Education is sponsoring an On-line Pre-Application Technical Assistance Workshop for the Child Care Access Means Parents in School (CCAMPIS) Program Competition. They will share information regarding CCAMPIS program requirements, the application submission process, and address any questions regarding the competition. There will be a live on-line session from 1:00-3:00pm (Eastern Time). Participants will have an opportunity to ask questions after the session.

If you are interested in participating, please provide your name, email, and telephone number to Candace Lee by C.O.B on Tuesday, May 31, 2022.

Pre-Application Information:

- Applications Available: May 20, 2022.
- Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: July 11, 2022 no later than 11:59:59 p.m., Eastern Time.
- Deadline for Intergovernmental Review: September 7, 2022.

Cost Sharing or Matching: This competition does not require cost sharing or matching.

To do business with the Department, and to submit your application electronically using, you must—
a. Have a Unique Entity Identifier (UEI) and a Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN);
b. Be registered in the System for Award Management (, the Government's primary registrant database;
c. Provide your UEI number and TIN on your application; and
d. Maintain an active SAM registration with current information while your application is under review by the Department and, if you are awarded a grant, during the project period.

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Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

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For further information contact:
Harold L. Wells, II
U.S. Department of Education
400 Maryland Avenue SW,
Room 2C240
Washington, DC 20202–4260.
Telephone: (202) 453–6131.

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