The links below are to federal grants related to early childhood that have been awarded to the ECICC or a Nebraska state agency. The Council serves in an advisory and/or stakeholder capacity for the grant application and implementation.
- IDEA-Part C grant: Funded through the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)-Part C, infants and toddlers with disabilities ages birth-3, is carried out by the Nebraska Department of Education and the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services as co-lead agencies. The ECICC serves as the state interagency coordinating council for Part C.
Nebraska IDEA Part C grant application
Nebraska Early Development Network
- Home Visiting Program: Carried out in accordance with new federal law, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) amends the Social Security Act, Title V, Section 511 by creating the Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program. The program is funded by a grant to the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services from the USDHHS-MCHB. The program is intended for families with pregnant women and children from birth to age five.
Nebraska’s ACA Home Visiting Program