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Head Start State Supplement Grants

DPI Wisconsin Head Start State Supplement Grant:

The DPI administers the Wisconsin Head Start State Supplement Grant which provides additional support to federally funded Head Start/Early Head Start programs in Wisconsin. It was created by the Wisconsin legislature in 1989 and first funded in 1991. The grant supports quality improvement efforts and/or expands Head Start/Early Head Start enrollment for children who may be on waiting lists to access federally funded Head Start/Early Head Start programming. The current state supplement provides $6.2 million to 40 Head Start grantees.

Who is Eligible to Apply: Authorized Wisconsin Head Start agencies.

Amount of Funds Available: Approximately $6,264,100

2020-2021 Grant Application period is now closed. 

Supplement Program Schedule: Example 

new  Wisconsin Head Start State Supplement 2020-2021 Grant: Allowable Use of Funds-Guidance Document 

For questions specific to the grant application or guidance document, please contact Sherry W. Kimball at sherry.kimball@dpi.wi.gov or (608) 267-9625.