U.S. Department of Education: Child Care Access Means Parents in School Program
The Child Care Access Means Parents in School Program (CCAMPIS) supports the participation of low-income parents in postsecondary education through the provision of campus based child care services. The program contains one absolute priority and one competitive preference priority:
- Absolute priority: Projects that utilize a sliding fee scale for child care services in order to support a high number of low-income parents pursuing postsecondary education at the institution.
- Competitive preference priority: Projects that leverage significant local or institutional resources, including in-kind contributions, to support the proposed eligible activities.
Amount: A total of $32,027,299 is available to make up to 212 awards that range from $30,000-$375,000 and average $151,072.
Eligibility: Any institution of higher education that awarded a total of $250,000 or more of Federal Pell Grant funds during FY 2017 to students enrolled at the institution.
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