$5 Billion Child Care Increase Would Help Hundreds of Thousands

Despite recent investments, the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) is still serving only a small fraction of eligible children whose parents would be able to consistently go to work or school if they had access to the program’s child care assistance. That’s why CCDBG funding should be increased by $5 billion in fiscal year 2020. This factsheet breaks down the impact of a $5 billion funding increase for each state.