Funds available for Professional Development Opportunities from ECI

The Linn County Early Childhood Iowa Board is offering up to $13,000 total, to eligible applicants, in support of Professional Development (PD) opportunities to increase the quality and capacity of Linn County child care providers. The PD opportunities must occur prior to June 30,2017.  This is one time funding and will not be renewed for FY 18.  The Board’s intent is to approve more than 1 funding request.  Priority will be given to proposals that address a training need identified by Linn County Providers (see Attachment A).

  • This is a competitive bid process, open to eligible current ECI programs and other eligible community agencies that serve Linn County.
  • There are deadlines to note including a Notice of Intent to apply.  Reference page 2 of the attached Bid Proposal Instructions for deadline information (see attachments below).
  • Also note the information on Eligible Uses & Participants as this funding source has restrictions.
  •  If after reading the Bid Proposal instructions you would like to submit a proposal then please send a Notice of Intent to apply and then a completed Application and Budget to Jeanette Shoop,,  by the deadlines listed in the Proposal Instructions.                                                                                                                  Thank you for your consideration of this request.
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