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Early Education & Care

funding levels adjusted for inflation (CPI)

  • Funding History
Adjusted for inflation (CPI) NOT adjusted
FY25 Gov$1,578,047,887$1,578,047,887
FY24$1,543,977,276$1,557,626,527
FY23$1,534,725,373$1,457,216,435
FY22$1,048,549,223$955,694,506
FY21$1,061,555,893$902,871,093
FY20$855,536,384$711,364,957
FY19$761,338,324$623,191,366
FY18$695,376,943$557,638,186
FY17$723,605,831$567,552,842
FY16$739,933,432$569,759,356
FY15$706,172,706$540,174,055
FY14$679,128,072$515,796,112
FY13$667,371,850$499,101,504
FY12$689,152,915$506,848,267
FY11$728,125,967$520,233,228
FY10$736,291,395$515,834,423
FY09$820,869,085$569,483,058
FY08$805,684,449$551,228,753
FY07$773,526,119$510,296,241
FY06$738,533,643$474,870,244
FY05$727,010,761$450,445,031
FY04$743,847,912$447,433,749
FY03$791,182,853$465,635,266
FY02$879,776,010$506,614,365
FY01$926,047,655$523,981,230

comparisons adjusted for inflation (CPI)

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Funding for Early Education & Care
91.6%

comparisons adjusted for inflation (CPI)

Adjusted for inflation (CPI) NOT adjusted
FY25 Gov$1,578,047,887$1,578,047,887
FY24$1,543,977,276$1,557,626,527
FY24 Leg$1,509,217,134$1,522,559,095
FY24 Sen$1,501,862,154$1,515,139,095
FY24 SWM$1,501,069,165$1,514,339,095
FY24 Hou$1,283,561,998$1,294,909,096
FY24 HWM$1,282,129,661$1,293,464,096
FY24 Gov$1,463,773,867$1,476,714,095
FY23 GAA$1,246,662,025$1,183,701,283
FY23 SWM$1,188,717,393$1,128,683,055
FY23 Hou$960,699,951$912,181,282
FY23 HWM$960,594,632$912,081,282
FY23 Gov$863,910,130$820,279,682
FY22 GAA$898,664,656$819,083,030

funding levels adjusted for inflation (CPI)

  • Active Line Items
  • All Line Items
FY22FY23FY24FY25 Gov
Childcare Grants to Providers$0$0$0$150,000,000
Income Eligible Waitlist$0$0$24,780,929$0
CPPI Pre-K Initiative$0$0$5,451,804$21,000,000
Early Education & Care Provider Capital$0$0$14,868,557$0
Early Education and Care Reimbursement Rate Increase$0$0$24,780,929$65,000,000
Early Education Waitlist Reduction, FAIR SHARE$0$0$0$75,000,000
Department of Early Education and Care Administration$8,461,099$12,850,533$12,317,645$12,189,926
Quality Improvement$49,587,347$46,920,781$47,288,149$47,603,764
Early Education Workforce Stabilization$143,793,826$0$0$0
Early Education and Child Care Rate Incr$0$0$19,824,743$0
Center-Based Child Care Rate Increase$21,943,188$63,191,383$46,588,146$0
EEC Parent Fee Reserve$9,819,577$0$0$0
EEC COVID-19 Workforce and Support Reserve$0$392,938,032$470,837,645$325,000,000
EEC Infrastructure & Policy Reforms$0$26,329,743$11,108,795$0
Early Education Provider Grants$0$157,978,458$0$0
Child Care Resource and Referral Centers (Access Management)$13,165,913$15,797,846$19,824,743$20,000,000
Childrens Trust Fund Operations$1,903,270$2,328,833$2,677,612$2,391,367
Child Sex Abuse Prevention$0$0$2,329,407$2,351,044
Supportive Child Care (DCF and DTA-related)$393,802,222$342,856,880$349,765,866$356,587,135
Income Eligible Child Care (Child Care Access)$327,724,689$387,688,558$404,506,195$417,188,233
Grants to Head Start Programs$16,457,391$17,377,630$17,346,650$15,000,000
Commonwealth Preschool Partnership Initiative$10,971,594$15,797,846$17,518,260$17,673,127
Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation Services$3,291,478$3,686,164$4,956,186$5,000,000
Healthy Families Home Visiting (Childrens Trust Fund)$18,035,273$18,451,487$17,401,690$17,684,101
EEC Contingency Contract Retained Revenue$641,150$547,659$517,161$520,000
Family Support and Engagement (Services for Infants and Parents)$12,660,331$12,423,734$11,755,270$11,859,190
Parent-Child Home Program$3,620,626$4,212,759$4,212,758$4,000,000
Neighborhood Villages Pilot Program $1,097,159$1,053,190$991,237$1,000,000
EEC Provider Higher Education Opportunities$5,485,797$10,663,279$10,220,522$10,000,000
Reach Out and Read$1,698,653$1,630,578$1,734,665$1,000,000
Northstar Learning Center$4,388,638$0$0$0
Smart from the Start$0$0$371,714$0
FY22FY23FY24FY25 Gov
Childcare Grants to Providers$0$0$0$150,000,000
Income Eligible Waitlist$0$0$24,780,929$0
CPPI Pre-K Initiative$0$0$5,451,804$21,000,000
Early Education & Care Provider Capital$0$0$14,868,557$0
EEC Provider Workforce Aid$0$0$0$0
Early Education and Care Reimbursement Rate Increase$0$0$24,780,929$65,000,000
Early Education Waitlist Reduction, FAIR SHARE$0$0$0$75,000,000
Early Education and Care Provider Rate Increase$0$0$0$0
Child Care Rate Reserve$0$0$0$0
Early Education and Care Consultant$0$0$0$0
Family Child Care Providers Reserve$0$0$0$0
Early Education Salary Reserve$0$0$0$0
Department of Early Education and Care Administration$8,461,099$12,850,533$12,317,645$12,189,926
Early Education and Care Office of Compliance Management$0$0$0$0
Quality Improvement$49,587,347$46,920,781$47,288,149$47,603,764
Early Education Workforce Stabilization$143,793,826$0$0$0
EEC Strategic Planning and Investment$0$0$0$0
Early Education and Child Care Rate Incr$0$0$19,824,743$0
Center-Based Child Care Rate Increase$21,943,188$63,191,383$46,588,146$0
Sliding Fee Scale Reserve$0$0$0$0
EEC Parent Fee Reserve$9,819,577$0$0$0
EEC COVID-19 Workforce and Support Reserve$0$392,938,032$470,837,645$325,000,000
EEC Infrastructure & Policy Reforms$0$26,329,743$11,108,795$0
Early Education Provider Grants$0$157,978,458$0$0
EEC Assessment$0$0$0$0
Child Care Resource and Referral Centers (Access Management)$13,165,913$15,797,846$19,824,743$20,000,000
Grants to Community Partnership Councils$0$0$0$0
Childrens Trust Fund Operations$1,903,270$2,328,833$2,677,612$2,391,367
Child Sex Abuse Prevention$0$0$2,329,407$2,351,044
Pre-K Curriculum Grant$0$0$0$0
Supportive Child Care$0$0$0$0
Supportive Child Care (DCF and DTA-related)$393,802,222$342,856,880$349,765,866$356,587,135
Community Partnerships for Children$0$0$0$0
Preschool Programs$0$0$0$0
Birth through Pre-School$0$0$0$0
Child Care Program for Low-Income Families$0$0$0$0
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Related Child Care$0$0$0$0
Income Eligible Child Care (Child Care Access)$327,724,689$387,688,558$404,506,195$417,188,233
Early Education Provider Quality Investments$0$0$0$0
Early Education Commission Consultant$0$0$0$0
Income Eligible Wait List$0$0$0$0
Infant and Toddler Initiative$0$0$0$0
Quality Efforts$0$0$0$0
Kindergarten Entry Assessment System$0$0$0$0
Grants to Head Start Programs$16,457,391$17,377,630$17,346,650$15,000,000
K1 Classroom Grant Program$0$0$0$0
Universal Pre-Kindergarten$0$0$0$0
Commonwealth Preschool Expansion Grants$0$0$0$0
Quality Program Supports$0$0$0$0
Commonwealth Preschool Partnership Initiative$10,971,594$15,797,846$17,518,260$17,673,127
Professional Development$0$0$0$0
Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation Services$3,291,478$3,686,164$4,956,186$5,000,000
Healthy Families Home Visiting (Childrens Trust Fund)$18,035,273$18,451,487$17,401,690$17,684,101
Multi-Generational Anti-Poverty Pilot$0$0$0$0
EEC Contingency Contract Retained Revenue$641,150$547,659$517,161$520,000
Mass. Family Networks$0$0$0$0
Family Support and Engagement (Services for Infants and Parents)$12,660,331$12,423,734$11,755,270$11,859,190
Family Engagement to Support Reading Proficiency by Grade 3$0$0$0$0
Parent-Child Home Program$3,620,626$4,212,759$4,212,758$4,000,000
Neighborhood Villages Pilot Program $1,097,159$1,053,190$991,237$1,000,000
Parent-Child Home Program$0$0$0$0
EEC Provider Higher Education Opportunities$5,485,797$10,663,279$10,220,522$10,000,000
Reach Out and Read$1,698,653$1,630,578$1,734,665$1,000,000
Comprehensive Support Services$0$0$0$0
Office of Child Care Services Administration$0$0$0$0
Childrens Trust Fund Administration$0$0$0$0
Field Operations and Licensing$0$0$0$0
Healthy Families Home Visiting Program$0$0$0$0
Child Care Quality Improvements$0$0$0$0
Child Care Program for Low-Income Families$0$0$0$0
Regional Administration of Child Care Programs$0$0$0$0
Access to Jobs Initiative$0$0$0$0
Post Transitional Child Care$0$0$0$0
Income Eligible Child Care Services$0$0$0$0
Teen Parent Child Care At Teen Living$0$0$0$0
Trial Court Day Care Services$0$0$0$0
Supportive Child Care$0$0$0$0
Informal Child Care Program$0$0$0$0
Northstar Learning Center$4,388,638$0$0$0
Quality Rating and Improvement System$0$0$0$0
Smart from the Start$0$0$371,714$0
Office of Early Education$0$0$0$0
Parent-Child Home Program$0$0$0$0
Head Start Program Grants$0$0$0$0
Board of Early Education and Care$0$0$0$0
Early Education and Care Public-Private Trust Fund$0$0$0$0
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