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13a.14.11.00.htm 13A.14.11.00. Title 13A STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION Subtitle 14 CHILD AND FAMILY DAY CARE Chapter 11 Child Care Quality Incentive Grant Program Authority: Family Law Article, §5-594―5-594.8, Annotated Code of Maryland
13a.14.11.01.htm 13A.14.11.01. 01 Scope.. These regulations set forth the:. A. Purpose of the Child Care Quality Incentive Grant Program;. B. Requirements for applying for an award under the Program;. C. Basis and procedure for making an award; and. D. Penalties for false application..
13a.14.11.02.htm 13A.14.11.02. 02 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated:. B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Administration" means the Office of Child Care.. 2) "Applicant" means an individual who has applied to the Administration for a grant.. 3) "Award" means the grant amount awarded through the Program to an approved applicant.. 4) "Child care facility" means a:. a) Child care center that is currently licensed to operate pursuant to COMAR 13A.16; or. b) Nursery school or chil
13a.14.11.03.htm 13A.14.11.03. 03 Program Uses and Limitations.. A. The purpose of this Program is to provide grant funds to child care providers to pay expenses authorized by the Department to enhance the quality of child care.B. Grant funds shall be provided in the form of awards.. C. Awards shall be made only to eligible child care providers to improve the quality of care they provide through the purchase of approved materials, equipment, and supplies.
13a.14.11.04.htm 13A.14.11.04. 04 Applications.. A. The Administration shall accept applications for an award only from currently operating child care providers.B. To apply for an award, a child care provider shall submit to the Administration a completed application, which includes:1) An application form supplied by the Administration that is completed and signed by the applicant;. 2) Itemization of known and estimated costs of supplies, materials, and equipment for which funds are sought;
13a.14.11.05.htm 13A.14.11.05. 05 Awards.. A. For award purposes, the Administration shall:. 1) Divide the annual allocation into four equal portions to be awarded quarterly during January, April, July, and October;2) Divide the funding allocation equally between family day care providers and child care facilities; and3) During any quarter, transfer remaining funds allocated to one category of provider to the other, if necessary to fund eligible applicants.B. Maximum Grant Amounts..
13a.14.11.06.htm 13A.14.11.06. 06 Prohibition and Penalties.. A. A person may not knowingly make or cause to be made any false statement or report:. 1) In any application or document furnished to the Administration under this chapter; or. 2) For the purpose of influencing the action of the Administration on:. a) An application for an award; or. b) Any matter related to an award, whether or not the award has been made.. B. Any person who violates this regulation, or assists another person to vi
13a.14.11.9999.htm 13A.14.11.9999. Administrative History Effective date: April 14, 2003 (30:7 Md. R. 486) ―. Transferred from COMAR 07.04.11 to 13A.14.11 effective January 1, 2006.
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