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Early Education & Care

funding levels adjusted for inflation (CPI)

  • Funding History
Adjusted for inflation (CPI) NOT adjusted
FY22 HWM$803,458,029$803,458,029
FY21$917,978,105$904,158,093
FY20$731,113,082$711,364,957
FY19$650,628,799$623,191,366
FY18$594,268,853$557,638,186
FY17$618,401,003$567,552,842
FY16$632,349,886$569,759,356
FY15$603,479,097$540,174,055
FY14$580,367,370$515,796,112
FY13$570,320,770$499,101,504
FY12$588,934,372$506,848,267
FY11$622,239,853$520,233,228
FY10$629,217,843$515,834,423
FY09$701,496,008$569,483,058
FY08$688,519,565$551,228,753
FY07$661,037,789$510,296,241
FY06$631,134,016$474,870,244
FY05$621,286,824$450,445,031
FY04$635,675,470$447,433,749
FY03$676,126,831$465,635,266
FY02$751,836,524$506,614,365
FY01$791,379,217$523,981,230
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Between and
Funding for Early Education & Care
33.3%

comparisons adjusted for inflation (CPI)

Adjusted for inflation (CPI) NOT adjusted
FY22 HWM$803,458,029$803,458,029
FY22 Gov$775,198,923$775,198,923
FY21$917,978,105$904,158,093

funding levels adjusted for inflation (CPI)

  • Active Line Items
  • All Line Items
FY20FY21FY22 GovFY22 HWM
Dept. of Early Ed. and Care Administration$6,705,169$6,972,796$6,394,823$6,394,823
Quality Improvement$44,184,446$45,396,557$44,551,119$44,551,119
Center-Based Child Care Rate Increase$20,555,218$20,305,699$0$20,000,000
Early Education and Care Parent Fee Reserve$0$40,611,398$0$0
Early Education COVID-19 Workforce and Support Reserve$0$25,382,124$0$0
Access Management (Child Care Resource and Referral Centers)$10,366,316$11,269,663$10,086,311$12,000,000
Childrens Trust Fund$1,761,295$1,761,240$1,234,725$1,234,725
Supportive and TANF Childcare$291,485,078$379,441,329$358,928,901$358,928,900
Child Care Access$303,493,766$314,233,628$298,702,892$298,702,892
Grants to Head Start Programs$12,333,131$15,229,274$12,000,000$15,000,000
Commonwealth Preschool Partnership Initiative$0$10,152,850$5,000,000$5,000,000
Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation$2,569,402$2,538,212$2,500,000$2,500,000
Healthy Families Home Visiting Program$15,866,729$16,689,408$15,438,152$16,438,152
EEC Contingency Contract Retained Revenue$166,387$541,443$320,000$320,000
Family Support and Engagement$14,431,818$11,715,566$14,042,000$11,539,190
Parent-Child Plus program$0$3,045,855$0$3,300,000
Neighborhood Villages Pilot Program $1,027,761$1,015,285$0$1,000,000
EEC Provider Higher Education Opportunities$5,138,804$10,152,850$5,000,000$5,000,000
Reach Out and Read Program$1,027,761$1,015,285$1,000,000$1,548,228
Early Education Public-Private Trust$0$507,642$0$0
FY20FY21FY22 GovFY22 HWM
Early Education and Care Provider Rate Increase$0$0$0$0
Child Care Rate Reserve$0$0$0$0
Early Education and Care Assessment$0$0$0$0
Family Child Care Providers Reserve$0$0$0$0
Early Education Salary Reserve$0$0$0$0
Dept. of Early Ed. and Care Administration$6,705,169$6,972,796$6,394,823$6,394,823
Early Education and Care Office of Compliance Management$0$0$0$0
Quality Improvement$44,184,446$45,396,557$44,551,119$44,551,119
Center-Based Child Care Rate Increase$20,555,218$20,305,699$0$20,000,000
Sliding Fee Scale Reserve$0$0$0$0
Early Education and Care Parent Fee Reserve$0$40,611,398$0$0
Early Education COVID-19 Workforce and Support Reserve$0$25,382,124$0$0
Early Education and Care Assessment$0$0$0$0
Access Management (Child Care Resource and Referral Centers)$10,366,316$11,269,663$10,086,311$12,000,000
Grants to Community Partnership Councils$0$0$0$0
Childrens Trust Fund$1,761,295$1,761,240$1,234,725$1,234,725
Pre-K Curriculum Grant$0$0$0$0
Supportive Child Care$0$0$0$0
Supportive and TANF Childcare$291,485,078$379,441,329$358,928,901$358,928,900
Community Partnerships for Children$0$0$0$0
Preschool Programs$0$0$0$0
Income Eligible Wait List$0$0$0$0
Child Care Program for Low-Income Families$0$0$0$0
TANF-Related Child Care$0$0$0$0
Child Care Access$303,493,766$314,233,628$298,702,892$298,702,892
Early Education Provider Quality Investments$0$0$0$0
Early Education Commission Consultant$0$0$0$0
Income Eligible Wait List$0$0$0$0
Infant and Toddler Initiative$0$0$0$0
Quality Efforts$0$0$0$0
Kindergarten Entry Assessment System$0$0$0$0
Grants to Head Start Programs$12,333,131$15,229,274$12,000,000$15,000,000
K1 Classroom Grant Program$0$0$0$0
Universal Pre-Kindergarten$0$0$0$0
Commonwealth Preschool Expansion Grants$0$0$0$0
Quality Program Supports$0$0$0$0
Commonwealth Preschool Partnership Initiative$0$10,152,850$5,000,000$5,000,000
Professional Development$0$0$0$0
Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation$2,569,402$2,538,212$2,500,000$2,500,000
Healthy Families Home Visiting Program$15,866,729$16,689,408$15,438,152$16,438,152
Multi-Generational Anti-Poverty Pilot$0$0$0$0
EEC Contingency Contract Retained Revenue$166,387$541,443$320,000$320,000
Mass. Family Networks$0$0$0$0
Family Support and Engagement$14,431,818$11,715,566$14,042,000$11,539,190
Reading Proficiency by Grade 3$0$0$0$0
Parent-Child Plus program$0$3,045,855$0$3,300,000
Neighborhood Villages Pilot Program $1,027,761$1,015,285$0$1,000,000
Parent-Child Home Program$0$0$0$0
EEC Provider Higher Education Opportunities$5,138,804$10,152,850$5,000,000$5,000,000
Reach Out and Read Program$1,027,761$1,015,285$1,000,000$1,548,228
Comprehensive Support Services$0$0$0$0
Office of Child Care Services Administration$0$0$0$0
Childrens Trust Fund Administration$0$0$0$0
Field Operations and Licensing$0$0$0$0
Healthy Families Home Visiting Program$0$0$0$0
Child Care Quality Improvements$0$0$0$0
Child Care Program for Low-Income Families$0$0$0$0
Regional Administration of Child Care Programs$0$0$0$0
Access to Jobs Initiative$0$0$0$0
Post-Transitional Child Care$0$0$0$0
Income Eligible Child Care Services$0$0$0$0
Teen Parent Child Care At Teen Living$0$0$0$0
Trial Court Day Care Services$0$0$0$0
Supportive Child Care$0$0$0$0
Informal Child Care Program$0$0$0$0
Quality Rating and Improvement System$0$0$0$0
Office of Early Education$0$0$0$0
Parent-Child Home Program$0$0$0$0
Head Start Program Grants$0$0$0$0
Board of Early Education and Care$0$0$0$0
Early Education Public-Private Trust$0$507,642$0$0