CPP Online Handbook: Request for Proposals (RFPs) to Community Providers
A major responsibility of the district advisory council is to develop a process that allows community early childhood programs to apply for the opportunity to deliver CPP services.
One step in this
process is to develop and issue
a Request for
Proposals (RFP) to the community
(4.09 CCR). Sample RFPs may be
located on the next page,
There are experienced quality early childhood programs already in existence, many using the Colorado Quality Standards. Many are also funded by programs like Head Start, Special Education, Title I, Child Care Assistance Program or other potential CPP partners.
Use of the Quality Standards by community early childhood programs means that the quality of care and education improves for all children.
Participation in the CPP has often served as a catalyst for bringing public and private programs together to offer parents more and better choices.