Child Care and Early Learning Programs
Preschool Development Grant Birth Through Five
The Preschool Development Grant Birth through Five (PDG B-5) program plays an essential role in ensuring state child care and early learning systems are as effective and efficient as possible.
States use federal PDG B-5 grants to make child care and early learning programs better, building much-needed infrastructure and aligning multiple systems and agencies.
This critical funding helps states provide millions of children and working families with access to high-quality child care and early learning that can help set them on a strong path for success.
These competitive federal grants:
Current Funding Level: PDG is funded at $315 million for FY2023, an increase of $25 million above FY2022.
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Child Care & Early Learning