PRT Grants

Five people looking at a computer on a table There are 28 Early Childhood Planning Region Teams in the state.  Each one is an interagency coordinating council made up of local schools, health and human service agencies, Head Start, families, and others. There are almost 1,000 children in Nebraska from birth to age three, being served through the Early Development Network. Yet, some eligible children still have not been identified. You can be part of a "grass roots" effort to locate children and to make parents and the public aware of the assistance available through the Early Development Network.

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Instruction and guides related to grant writing.

Early Childhood Planning Region is required to conduct an interagency Annual Meeting according to 92 NAC 51-005.02 and 92 NAC 52-005.02 prior to July 1, 2015. The purpose of the Annual Meeting is to provide a basis for communication and problem solving among all stakeholders in services provided to children with disabilities birth to age five and their families and to establish a mechanism for collaborative Child Find efforts and program development.

The focus of these Federal IDEA Part C grant funds are specific to children with disabilities, birth to age three, and their families. Funding must go through a Planning Region Team Lead Agency to be used in achieving the goals identified in the project’s activities and grant priority areas. In addition, funding may be considered for the following:

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