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Child Care & After-School Programs
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NIFA and other federal agencies partner in the President's "Good Start, Grow Smart" Initiative, developing quality programs for children.
The U.S. Department of Education and NIFA partner on the 21st Century Community Learning Centers Grant Program that creates after-school programs nationwide.
The USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS) works with NIFA to provide nutrition research on many topics relating to child care and after-school programs.
NIFA partners with USDA Economic Research Service (ERS) to provide research findings relating to child care and after-school programs and family well-being.
NIFA partners with USDA's National Agricultural Library (NAL) in disseminating nutrition information that supports child care and after-school program staff.
The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and NIFA partnership supports federal child care centers and programs, providing oversight and information.
NIFA and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) partner to provide youth programs for Head Start, child care, and out-of-school programs.
A partnership between NIFA and the HHS Child Care Bureau resulted in the creation of the National Child Care Information Center.
NIFA provides training and resources to USDA Food and Nutrition Service field staff through their partnership in the Child and Adult Care Food Program.
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Last Updated: April 22, 2011
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