Annual Reports

State Variations in CCDF Policies as of October 1, 2018 The report summarizes a subset of the information available in the full database, including 2018 policies for eligibility requirements, copayments, and provider policies and rates, as well as selected policies for 2014 to 2018.

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, 2017 The report summarizes a subset of the information available in the full database, including 2017 policies for eligibility requirements, copayments, and provider policies and rates, as well as selected policies for 2013 to 2017.
State Variations in CCDF Policies as of October 1, 2016 The report summarizes a subset of the information available in the full database, including 2016 policies for eligibility requirements, copayments, and provider policies and rates, as well as selected policies for 2012 to 2016.
State Variations in CCDF Policies as of October 1, 2015 The report summarizes a subset of the information available in the full database, including 2015 policies for eligibility requirements, copayments, and provider policies and rates, as well as selected policies for 2011 to 2015.
State Variations in CCDF Policies as of October 1, 2014 The report summarizes a subset of the information available in the full database, including 2014 policies for eligibility requirements, copayments, and provider policies and rates, as well as selected policies for 2010 to 2014.
State Variations in CCDF Policies as of October 1, 2013 The report summarizes a subset of the information available in the full database, including 2013 policies for eligibility requirements, copayments, and provider policies and rates, as well as selected policies for 2009 to 2013.
State Variations in CCDF Policies as of October 1, 2012 The 2012 report summarizes a subset of the information available in the full database. The tables include 2012 policies for eligibility requirements, copayments, and provider policies and rates.
Updated 2011 CCDF Policies Database Tables The updated 2011 tables summarize a subset of the information available in the full database. The tables include information about eligibility requirements, family copayments, and provider policies and rates.
State Variations in CCDF Policies as of October 1, 2011 The 2011 report summarizes a subset of the information available in the full database. The tables include 2010 and 2011 policies for eligibility requirements, copayments, and provider policies and rates.
Updated 2010 CCDF Policies Database Tables The updated 2010 tables summarize a subset of the information available in the full database. The tables include information about eligibility requirements, family copayments, and provider policies and rates.
Updated 2009 CCDF Policies Database Tables The updated 2009 tables summarize a subset of the information available in the full database. The tables include information about eligibility requirements, family copayments, and provider policies and rates.
State Variations in CCDF Policies as of October 1, 2009 The 2009 report summarizes a subset of the information available in the full database. The tables include 2009 policies for eligibility requirements, copayments, and provider policies and rates.

Policy Briefs

State CCDF Policy Differences as of 2018 (graphics)
This brief provides a graphical overview of selected CCDF policy differences across States/Territories in 2018 and serves as a companion piece to the 2018 annual report.

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.

Using the CCDF Policies Database: 2018 Fact Sheets
The factsheets demonstrate how to access data through the online search tool. They present examples of 2018 policies for provider training and health and safety requirements.
State CCDF Policy Differences as of 2017 (graphics)
This brief provides a graphical overview of selected CCDF policy differences across States/Territories in 2017 and serves as a companion piece to the 2017 annual report.
State CCDF Policy Differences as of 2016 (graphics)
This brief provides a graphical overview of selected CCDF policy differences across States/Territories in 2016 and serves as a companion piece to the 2016 annual report.
State CCDF Policy Differences as of 2015 (graphics)
This brief provides a graphical overview of selected CCDF policy differences across States/Territories in 2015 and serves as a companion piece to the 2015 annual report.
How to Link Admin Data with CCDF Policies Database Data
This brief demonstrates how research questions can be answered by linking case-level information on subsidized families and children with detailed policies from the CCDF Policies Database.
CCDBG Reauthorization: Ongoing Eligibility Policies
This brief describes state and territory policies for ongoing eligibility before the 2014 reauthorization of the Child Care and Development Block Grant and how those policies will have to change in the coming years.
CCDBG Reauthorization: Job Search Policies
This brief describes state and territory policies for job search activities before the 2014 reauthorization of the Child Care and Development Block Grant and how those policies will have to change in the coming years.
CCDBG Reauthorization: Legally Unregulated Provider Policies
This brief describes state and territory policies for license-exempt providers before the 2014 reauthorization of the Child Care and Development Block Grant and how those policies will have to change in the coming years.

Presentations

CCDF Policies Database: Data on Cross-State Variations in CCDF Policies The presentation provides background on the CCDF Policies Database and includes graphics containing key policies for each state as of October 1, 2009. Presented at the 2012 Welfare Research and Evaluation Conference.

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 how the CCDF Policies Database can be used for different work and research. Presented at the 2012 Meeting of the Child Care Policy Research Consortium.