FY12 Educator and Provider Support Competitive Grant - Region IV

Grant Description & Purpose

EEC is pleased to announce the FY2012 Educator and Provider Support Competitive RFP for EEC's Metro Region (Region 4). EEC's mission is to provide the foundation that supports all children in their development as lifelong learners and contributing members of the community, and to support families in their essential work as parents and caregivers. EEC recognizes that the early education and care and out of school time workforce is the backbone of our services; we value and support their skill development, diversity, and fair compensation.

Responses to this RFP are due to EEC by 4:00 PM on May 19, 2011. Please see the RFP for a timeline of additional dates relevant to responding to this RFP.

Eligible Applicants

Eligible bidders must form a regional partnership that is capable of delivering professional development and related services in three core areas: educator and provider planning, coaching and mentoring, and competency development across the region. Please note that any entity that meets the eligibility criteria specified in the RFP may submit a response to this competitive RFP, as the Lead Agency. This includes any entities that were named as partners in any prior EPS RFP responses.

Timeline



RFP Release/Posting:April 8, 2011 - 4:00 PM
Submission of Written Inquiries:April 25, 2011 - 4:00 PM
Applicants must submit written inquiries to:procure@massmail.state.ma.us
Response to Written Inquiries:

May 2, 2011 - 4:00 PM (Estimated)

Submission Deadline:May 19, 2011-4:00 PM
Applicants must submit written inquiries to:procure@massmail. state.ma.us
Bidders are Notified of Awards:June 30, 2011
Grant Start Date:July 1, 2011









Application Information Forms

Click link below to open RFP:
FY12 Educator and Provider Support Competitive Grant RFP doc format of    fy12_epsregioniv_competiverfp_regioniv.doc

Forms to be completed:

To apply for this grant click the links below:

Questions and Answers

FY2012 Educator and Provider Support (EPS) Competitive Grant - Region IV Q&A doc format of    fy12_epsregioniv_Q&A.doc

Applicants must also complete and submit one original packet of the following forms with their RFP response (unless applicant already has these documents on file with the Commonwealth of MA)

  • Copy of your agency Indirect Cost Approval Letter (if you are claiming Indirect Cost)

Application Submission Information

All required documents, including electronic workbook, proposal narrative, attachments, and fiscal forms must be received at EEC's Central Office by 4:00 PM on April 1, 2011.

To be submitted electronically:

The Required Program Forms below must be submitted via email as an attachment to procure@massmail.state.ma.us. Please include the name of your agency and name of grant as the subject line of the email

  • Application for Program Grant Workbook
  • Proposal Narrative Questions
  • FY12 EPS Projected Deliverables Report
  • FY12 Professional Development Course Catalogue
  • FY12 EPS Partnership Membership Form (please submit a letter of support for each partner)

To be mailed to:

One original (all signatures must be in blue ink) and three copies of these documents

  • Application for Program Grant Workbook
  • Proposal Narrative Questions
  • FY12 EPS Projected Deliverables Report
  • FY12 Professional Development Course Catalogue
  • FY12 EPS Partnership Membership Form (please submit a letter of support for each partner)

Applicants must also complete and mail one original packet of the following forms with their RFP response ( unless applicant already has these documents on file with the Commonwealth of MA)

  • A signed Commonwealth Terms & Conditions form
  • W-9 with DUNS #
  • Contractor Authorized Signatory Listing
  • Authorization for Electronic Funds Payment (EFT) Form
  • Executive Order 504 Certification
  • Copy of your agency Indirect Cost Approval Letter (if you are claiming Indirect Cost)

To:

Department of Early Education and Care

FY12 Educator and Provider Support Competitive Grant

Attention: Michele Smith

51 Sleeper Street, 4 th Floor

Boston, MA 02210


Additional Information

The following Appendices are for reference only; they do NOT need to be filled out by the Respondent or included in any response submitted.






Information provided by the Department of Early Education and Care. Created: April, 2011