Improving state capacity to collect, report, analyze, and use IDEA fiscal data
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What States Are Saying
CIFR clarified expectations about how to use federal funding with examples that we could model. Our record-keeping now aligns better with what OSEP is looking for, and our knowledge of how to document consistently has improved.
IDEA Part C Annual Grant Budget Calculator
Use this Excel tool to track funds to support their timely obligation and to complete the annual grant application.
Understanding the IDEA Part C State Grant Funding Cycle and Different Fiscal Years
Explain the four stages of a grant to your Interagency Coordinating Council, lead agency leaders, and local early intervention programs.
Maintenance of State Financial Support Data Collection and Reporting Tool (DCRT) 2.0
Enter data for up to 12 years and review whether MFS has been met.
Quick Reference Guide on the Local Educational Agency Maintenance of Effort Adjustment and Use of Freed-Up Funds
Understand when to make the adjustment and how to use and monitor the funds freed up by it.
CIFR Announces Keynote Speaker for Part C IDEA Fiscal Forum 2023 in Atlanta
Texas early intervention expert Laura Kender will speak about building and financing a comprehensive and sustainable early childhood system.
New Part C Practice Guide on Engaging Interagency Coordinating Councils
Strategies to help state LA staff build the knowledge and engagement of ICC members.
CIFR's Impact 10/01/2020 - 02/28/2023
IDEA Part B Technical Assistance
- 60 States and entities supported
- 435 TA records
- 19 Communities of Practice convened
IDEA Part C Technical Assistance
- 56 States and entities supported
- 263 TA records
- 2 Communities of Practice Convened