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Early Education & Care

funding levels adjusted for inflation (CPI)

  • Funding History
Adjusted for inflation (CPI) NOT adjusted
FY21 SWM$819,664,107$819,664,107
FY20$724,516,432$716,799,957
FY19$639,869,581$623,191,366
FY18$584,441,639$557,638,186
FY17$608,174,724$567,552,842
FY16$621,892,939$569,759,356
FY15$593,499,577$540,174,055
FY14$570,770,040$515,796,112
FY13$560,889,578$499,101,504
FY12$579,195,373$506,848,267
FY11$611,950,093$520,233,228
FY10$618,812,690$515,834,423
FY09$689,895,617$569,483,058
FY08$677,133,760$551,228,753
FY07$650,106,441$510,296,241
FY06$620,697,177$474,870,244
FY05$611,012,824$450,445,031
FY04$625,163,530$447,433,749
FY03$664,945,961$465,635,266
FY02$739,403,670$506,614,365
FY01$778,292,459$523,981,230
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Between and
Funding for Early Education & Care
7.0%

comparisons adjusted for inflation (CPI)

Adjusted for inflation (CPI) NOT adjusted
FY21 SWM$819,664,107$819,664,107
FY21 HWM$754,314,981$754,314,981
FY21 Gov$778,580,683$778,580,683
FY20$724,516,432$716,799,957

funding levels adjusted for inflation (CPI)

  • Active Line Items
  • All Line Items
FY20FY21 GovFY21 SWM
Dept. of Early Ed. and Care Administration$6,920,765$6,394,823$6,494,822
Quality Improvement$43,566,989$44,551,119$44,551,119
Center-Based Child Care Rate Increase$20,215,303$10,000,000$0
Sliding Fee Scale Reserve$0$10,000,000$0
Early Education and Care Parent Fee Reserve$0$0$40,000,000
Early Education COVID-19 Workforce and Support Reserve$0$0$25,000,000
Access Management (Child Care Resource and Referral Centers)$10,194,892$10,086,311$10,086,311
Childrens Trust Fund$1,732,170$1,234,725$1,734,725
Supportive and TANF Childcare$286,664,893$350,928,901$350,928,901
Child Care Access$298,474,997$286,702,892$286,702,892
Grants to Head Start Programs$12,129,182$12,000,000$15,000,000
Commonwealth Preschool Partnership Initiative$5,053,826$5,000,000$5,000,000
Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation$2,526,913$2,500,000$2,500,000
Healthy Families Home Visiting Program$15,604,346$15,454,727$16,438,152
EEC Contingency Contract Retained Revenue$163,636$185,185$185,185
Family Support and Engagement$14,193,165$14,042,000$14,042,000
Neighborhood Villages Pilot Program $1,010,765$0$0
EEC Provider Higher Education Opportunities$5,053,826$8,500,000$0
Reach Out and Read Program$1,010,765$1,000,000$1,000,000
FY20FY21 GovFY21 SWM
Early Education and Care Provider Rate Increase$0$0$0
Child Care Rate Reserve$0$0$0
Early Education and Care Assessment$0$0$0
Family Child Care Providers Reserve$0$0$0
Early Education Salary Reserve$0$0$0
Dept. of Early Ed. and Care Administration$6,920,765$6,394,823$6,494,822
Early Education and Care Office of Compliance Management$0$0$0
Quality Improvement$43,566,989$44,551,119$44,551,119
Center-Based Child Care Rate Increase$20,215,303$10,000,000$0
Sliding Fee Scale Reserve$0$10,000,000$0
Early Education and Care Parent Fee Reserve$0$0$40,000,000
Early Education COVID-19 Workforce and Support Reserve$0$0$25,000,000
Early Education and Care Assessment$0$0$0
Access Management (Child Care Resource and Referral Centers)$10,194,892$10,086,311$10,086,311
Grants to Community Partnership Councils$0$0$0
Childrens Trust Fund$1,732,170$1,234,725$1,734,725
Pre-K Curriculum Grant$0$0$0
Supportive Child Care$0$0$0
Supportive and TANF Childcare$286,664,893$350,928,901$350,928,901
Community Partnerships for Children$0$0$0
Preschool Programs$0$0$0
Income Eligible Wait List$0$0$0
Child Care Program for Low-Income Families$0$0$0
TANF-Related Child Care$0$0$0
Child Care Access$298,474,997$286,702,892$286,702,892
Early Education Provider Quality Investments$0$0$0
Early Education Commission Consultant$0$0$0
Income Eligible Wait List$0$0$0
Infant and Toddler Initiative$0$0$0
Quality Efforts$0$0$0
Kindergarten Entry Assessment System$0$0$0
Grants to Head Start Programs$12,129,182$12,000,000$15,000,000
K1 Classroom Grant Program$0$0$0
Universal Pre-Kindergarten$0$0$0
Commonwealth Preschool Expansion Grants$0$0$0
Quality Program Supports$0$0$0
Commonwealth Preschool Partnership Initiative$5,053,826$5,000,000$5,000,000
Professional Development$0$0$0
Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation$2,526,913$2,500,000$2,500,000
Healthy Families Home Visiting Program$15,604,346$15,454,727$16,438,152
Multi-Generational Anti-Poverty Pilot$0$0$0
EEC Contingency Contract Retained Revenue$163,636$185,185$185,185
Mass. Family Networks$0$0$0
Family Support and Engagement$14,193,165$14,042,000$14,042,000
Reading Proficiency by Grade 3$0$0$0
Parent-Child Plus program$0$0$0
Neighborhood Villages Pilot Program $1,010,765$0$0
Parent-Child Home Program$0$0$0
EEC Provider Higher Education Opportunities$5,053,826$8,500,000$0
Reach Out and Read Program$1,010,765$1,000,000$1,000,000
Comprehensive Support Services$0$0$0
Office of Child Care Services Administration$0$0$0
Childrens Trust Fund Administration$0$0$0
Field Operations and Licensing$0$0$0
Healthy Families Home Visiting Program$0$0$0
Child Care Quality Improvements$0$0$0
Child Care Program for Low-Income Families$0$0$0
Regional Administration of Child Care Programs$0$0$0
Access to Jobs Initiative$0$0$0
Post-Transitional Child Care$0$0$0
Income Eligible Child Care Services$0$0$0
Teen Parent Child Care At Teen Living$0$0$0
Trial Court Day Care Services$0$0$0
Supportive Child Care$0$0$0
Informal Child Care Program$0$0$0
Quality Rating and Improvement System$0$0$0
Office of Early Education$0$0$0
Parent-Child Home Program$0$0$0
Head Start Program Grants$0$0$0
Board of Early Education and Care$0$0$0