Annual Reports

State Variations in CCDF Policies as of October 1, 2017 The CCDF Policies Database Book of Tables contains Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) policies for each state as of October 1, 2017. The tables are based on information in the CCDF Policies Database, a database tracking child...

The annual reports cover selected policies from the Database, including family eligibility, application and redetermination, priorities and waiting lists, family payments, provider requirements, and reimbursement rates. The reports include tables with policies as of October 1 for each year, along with text providing background on CCDF, explanations of the policy areas, and information on how policies have changed over time.

State Variations in CCDF Policies as of October 1, 2016 The CCDF Policies Database Book of Tables provides tables containing key Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) policies for each state as of October 1, 2016. The tables are based on information in the CCDF Policies Database, a...
State Variations in CCDF Policies as of October 1, 2015 The CCDF Policies Database Book of Tables provides tables containing key Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) policies for each state as of October 1, 2015. The tables are based on information in the CCDF Policies Database, a...
State Variations in CCDF Policies as of October 1, 2014 The CCDF Policies Database Book of Tables provides tables containing key Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) policies for each state as of October 1, 2014. The tables are based on information in the CCDF Policies Database, which...
State Variations in CCDF Policies as of October 1, 2013 The CCDF Policies Database Book of Tables provides tables containing key Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) policies for each state as of October 1, 2013. The tables are based on information in the CCDF Policies Database, a...
State Variations in CCDF Policies as of October 1, 2012 The CCDF Policies Database Book of Tables provides tables containing key Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) policies for each state as of October 1, 2012. The tables are based on information in the CCDF Policies Database, a...
Updated 2011 CCDF Policies Database Tables The CCDF Policies Database Book of Tables provides tables containing key Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) policies for each state as of October 1, 2011. The tables are based on information in the CCDF Policies Database, a...
State Variations in CCDF Policies as of October 1, 2011 The CCDF Policies Database Book of Tables provides tables containing key Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) policies for each state as of October 1, 2011. The tables are based on information in the CCDF Policies Database, a...
Updated 2010 CCDF Policies Database Tables The CCDF Policies Database Book of Tables provides tables containing key Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) policies for each state as of October 1, 2010. The tables are based on information in the CCDF Policies Database, a...
Updated 2009 CCDF Policies Database Tables The CCDF Policies Database Book of Tables provides tables containing key Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) policies for each state as of October 1, 2009.The tables are based on information in the CCDF Policies Database, a...
State Variations in CCDF Policies as of October 1, 2009 The CCDF Policies Database Book of Tables provides tables containing key Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) policies for each state as of October 1, 2009.The tables are based on information in the CCDF Policies Database, a...

Policy Briefs

State CCDF Policy Differences as of 2016 (graphics)
If a child’s parents both work full-time and together earn $25,000 per year, can the family receive a subsidy to help pay for child care? What if one of the parents is a full-time student and not working? If the family does qualify for a subsidy,...

Special topics resources focus on specific topics relevant to CCDF, such as changes in eligibility policies under the 2014 reauthorization of CCDF. Special topics may be presented as briefs, presentations, or other formats.

State CCDF Policy Differences as of 2015 (graphics)
If a single mother earns $25,000 per year, can she get government help, or a subsidy, to pay for child care? If she is eligible for a subsidy, how much will she have to pay out of pocket? The answers to these questions depend on a family’s exact...
How to Link Admin Data with CCDF Policies Database Data
All states and territories receive money from the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) to operate child care subsidy programs, but each state and territory has broad discretion in setting specific policies for their programs. What do these...
CCDBG Reauthorization: Ongoing Eligibility Policies
The 2014 reauthorization of the Child Care and Development Block Grant will change how states and territories provide child care subsidies to low-income families. Before reauthorization, eligibility periods were usually set at either 6 or 12 months...
CCDBG Reauthorization: Job Search Policies
The 2014 reauthorization of the Child Care and Development Block Grant will change how states and territories provide child care subsidies to low-income families. Before reauthorization, most states and territories provided some level of job search...
CCDBG Reauthorization: Legally Unregulated Provider Policies
The 2014 reauthorization of the Child Care and Development Block Grant will change how states and territories provide child care subsidies to low-income families. Families receiving federally funded child care subsidies can choose from different...

Presentations

CCDF Policies Database: Data on Cross-State Variations in CCDF Policies The presentation explains the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) program, describes the CCDF Policies Database, gives some examples of uses of the database, and provides graphics containing key Child Care and Development Fund...

In addition to the annual reports and special topics resources, the project also provides general resources related to CCDF policies and the Database.

Using the CCDF Policies Database in Child Care Research The presentation explains the type of projects that may use information from the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Policies Database, describes the CCDF Policies Database, provides some examples of uses of the database, and...