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Developmental Day Center Grant Funds (DDC)

To apply for and submit a special grant application, please visit: Submission is due by May 15th.

Purpose of Program
Developmental day funds are made available through the State Board of Education to assist in providing special education and related services to eligible children with disabilities who are placed in licensed development day centers by local education agencies.

Children Served
The program serves children with disabilities ages 3 through 21 in a developmental day center licensed by the NC Department of Health and Human Services/Division of Child Development/Early Education.

Application Process 
The application is available to local education agencies in July. Applications are submitted annually to the Special Programs and Data Section in the Exceptional Children Division. If a child remains in the developmental day center, the local education agency must submit an application each year the child continues in the placement.

Amount of Funds Per Child
The per child grant allocation is for ten months of special education and related services and includes a per child amount for educational supplies, materials and equipment. The amount per child allocation is prorated based on the entry date of the child. 


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