American Rescue Plan Act of 2021– Child Care

A detailed review of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 and available funding for licensed childcare providers

Harvey Levin

Harvey Levin

Managing Director, Health & Government Solutions, KPMG US

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The childcare industry is an essential lifeline to support our working parents and offer consistent care for children. Since the start of the pandemic, our national childcare needs have grown, while access to affordable childcare has declined.

The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARP) makes funding available to the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) and Child Care Stabilization funding. This issue brief provides an overview of the funding available for licensed childcare providers and key considerations for agencies looking to maximize their ARP childcare allocation.