Child Care Access Means Parents in School Program

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The FY 2021 competition for the CCAMPIS Program is open from March 3, 2021 to June 1, 2021. All applicants are required to submit an application online through

On Tuesday, March 30, 2021, the Department of Education sponsored an On-line Pre-Application Technical Assistance Workshop for the Child Care Access Means Parents in School (CCAMPIS) Program Competition to assist applicants in developing successful grant proposals. To view the slides click here, and look for "Tips and Assistance".


Program Office: Student Service

CFDA Number: 84.335
Program Type: Discretionary/Competitive Grants

Program Description

This program supports the participation of low-income parents in postsecondary education through the provision of campus-based child care services.

Types of Projects

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 institution.

Last Modified: 04/02/2021