The links below are to federal grants related to early childhood that have been awarded to the ECICC or to a Nebraska state agency with oversight responsible by the ECICC. The Council serves in an advisory 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
Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) As part of the 2017 Medicare Access and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Reauthorization Act, the MIECHV program is administered by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) and provides grant funding to the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services to provide support for pregnant or parenting families of children birth to age 5, who may struggle with significant life stressors such as poverty, exposure to violence or substance abuse, teen parenting, or military families with one or both parents in service.