Workforce Solutions of West Central Texas Board (Board) is seeking interested partners to apply for funding to support local projects that improve the quality of child care. Private for-profit and non-profit entities are eligible to apply for up to $750,000 through a matching grant program that will provide up to an additional $750,000 in federal funding.
Projects must support improvement of the quality of early childhood efforts in the 19-county West Central Texas region, which consists of the following counties: Brown, Callahan, Coleman, Comanche, Eastland, Fisher, Haskell, Jones Kent, Knox, Mitchell, Nolan, Runnels, Scurry, Shackelford, Stephens, Stonewall, Taylor and Throckmorton. The project length may be between 12 and 18 months with an estimated start date of March 2024.
An informational webinar will be held on Monday, September 18, 2023 at 1:30 p.m. via Zoom at: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83196881672
Based on a review of interest forms, selected parties will be invited in late September to submit a second application with a more detailed description and budget that will be due on Friday, October 27, 2023.
Parties interested in partnering with the Board must submit the completed Interest Form no later than Monday, September 25, 2023 by 5 p.m. CST to the following email address: