Thirty-eight states include financial incentives in their quality initiatives. The most common financial incentive was quality awards/bonuses (52%). Less than a third of initiatives reported providing improvement grants (30%), and a few reported providing staff scholarships (11%), T.E.A.C.H scholarships (9%), staff bonuses (3%) and startup awards (3%). Just under half of quality initiatives (48%) reported that programs receive a type of financial incentive other than those listed. These may include assistance with accreditation fees or professional development, state specific bonuses, and educational scholarships.