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Child Care Resource and Referral Network

Home Provider Services Grants

Child Care Grant Program

The Child Care Resource & Referral Network (CCRRN), working in cooperation with the Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS), announces the availability of the Quality Counts Child Care Grant funds. These funds are designed to support center/community based and family child care in the improvement of quality care provided to all children.  These funds are to support planned program improvements.  They are also to assist providers in the achievement and maintenance of Illinois Quality Counts - Quality Rating System (QRS) certification.

FY 18 Quality Improvement Funds Guidelines and Application (July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2018).  You must also submit a completed W9 with your grant application.


If you would like to view the FY18 Quality Improvement Funds Informational Session, click here.


Quality Counts Child Care Program Contact: Barbara at (309) 828-1892.