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Details for Service Child Care WAGE$ Project
Service Name Child Care WAGE$ Project Program Name Capacity Building
Goal Manage resources to provide effective and efficient delivery of services to North Carolinians.
Objective Assure the capacity to deliver health and safety services to children and/or adults through collaboration, networks, partnerships and workforce development.
Division Division of Child Development and Early Education
Service Description

The Child Care WAGE$ Project provides annual salary supplements to child care workers who obtain college-level education related to child development and remain in their jobs for a specific length of time.  The project is designed to provide preschool children (birth to age 5) more stable relationships and better-educated teachers by rewarding teacher education and continuity of care.

The project is offered statewide as a funding collaboration between local Smart Start partnerships and the Division of Child Development's Child Care Quality and Availability Program.

Web Site www.ncchildcare.net or www.childcareservices.org/ps/wage.html Year First Initiated 1999
Available State Wide Yes Geographic Area Served
Grants Provided No Competitive Bidding No
Competitive Bidding Details
Waiting List No Waiting List Start Date
Number Waiting
Waiting List Details

Income Eligibility
Income Eligibility No
Income Eligibility Method
Income Eligibility Type
Whose Income Eligibility
Income Disregard No
Income Disregard Desc
Income Verified No
Income Verified Method
Income Criteria
Income Eligibility Change
Income Eligibility Method Prior To Change
Income Eligibility Other

Target Population
Age Range Start Age Range End
0 100+

Legal Authority
Authorization Level Authorization Type Citation
Federal Public Law CFR 98.61

Budget Information
State Fiscal Year (SFY) 2023
As of the month of September 2022
Authorized Budget Fiscal Year 2023 SFY 2022-2023 Year To Date Expenditures Balance
Salary and Fringes (1X) 0 0 0
Salary Other (1X) 0 0 0
Operating (2X-5X) 0 0 0
Contracts/Allocations (6X) 1,284,308 235,368 1,048,940
Reserves (7X) 0 0 0
Transfers (8X) 0 0 0
Total Requirements 1,284,308 235,368 1,048,940
Receipts-Federal 1,284,308 235,368 1,048,940
Receipts- Local receipts 0 0 0
Receipts- Other receipts 0 0 0
Total Receipts 1,284,308 235,368 1,048,940
General Fund Appropriations 0 0 0
Match
State Local Other
0 0 0
 
MOE
State Local
0 0
 
FTEs
0.00