Grant Description & Purpose

EEC is pleased to announce the FY2013 Community Support Grant Application Request for Response (RFR).

This is a competitive grant to provide support to local communities to plan for and enhance their integrated and coordinated Birth to Grade Three alignment.

Through this application process EEC is seeking grantees to engage in creating a plan to engage collaborative community wide activities (detailed in the Required Services section) to bring greater alignment to the Birth to Grade Three population in their communities.  Bidders must demonstrate that they have a current infrastructure that incorporates the priorities outlined
in the RFR.  

Responses to this Grant Application (RFR) are due to EEC by 4:00 PM on Friday, November 16, 2012. Please see the Grant Application (RFR) for a timeline of additional dates relevant to responding to this Grant Application (RFR).
Eligible Applicants

This is a competitive grant to provide support to local communities in developing an integrated and coordinated birth to age 8 community planning structure.

 

 

Eligible Applicants

This is a competitive grant to provide support to local communities in developing an integrated and coordinated birth to age 8 community planning structure. 

Please see Appendix B for a list of towns where funds are being targeted

Timeline

 

RFR Release/Posting:October 19, 2012 
Submission of Intent to Bid:October 26, 20124:00 PM

Submission of Written Inquiries:

Applicants must submit written inquiries to EECSubmission@massmail.state.ma.us

 

November 2, 20124:00 PM

Response to Written Inquiries:

Applicants must submit written inquiries to EECSubmission@massmail.state.ma.us

 

November 9, 2012 (estimated) 

Submission Deadline:

Applicants must submit proposals to EECSubmission@massmail.state.ma.us

 

November 16, 20124:00 PM
Follow-up:November 19-26 
Bidders are Notified of Awards:November  27, 2012 

Grant Start Date:

 

 

December  3, 2012 

 

FY2013 Community Support Grant Question and Answers docx format of SAC Grant III QA 11-5-12 (legal)

 

Application Information

To apply for this grant click here:

FY2013 Community Support Grant Fund Code 119 doc format of ARRA SAC Grant Request for Response.doc


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 Friday, November 16, 2012.  

To be submitted electronically:

The Required Program Forms below must be submitted via email as an attachment to EECSubmission@massmail.state.ma.us

Please include the name of your agency and name of grant as the subject line of the email.

  1. Checklist for Grant Application doc format of FY2013 ARRA SAC Community Support Grant Check List.doc
  2. Signed Cover Page doc format of ARRA SAC Community Support Grant Signed Cover Page.doc
  3. Application for Program Grant xls format of Application for Program Grant.xls
file size 1MB :  Communities Served, Languages Spoken, Budget Summary, Budget Detail, In-Kind Budget
  4. Proposal Narrative doc format of ARRA SAC Proposal Narrative Questions.doc
  5. Copy of your agency Indirect Cost Approval Letter (if you are claiming Indirect Cost)
  6. MOU Cover Letter doc format of MOU Cover Letter.doc
  7. Completed and Signed MOU Document doc format of MOU Document.doc

To be mailed to:

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

  1. Checklist for Grant Application
  2. Signed Cover Page
  3. Application for Program Grant:  Communities Served, Languages Spoken, Budget Summary, Budget Detail, In-Kind Budget
  4. Proposal Narrative
  5. Copy of your agency Indirect Cost Approval Letter (if you are claiming Indirect Cost)
  6. MOU Cover Letter
  7. Completed and Signed MOU Document

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

MA Standard Administrative Forms

 

To:

Department of Early Education and Care

FY2013 Community Support Grant

Fund Code 119

Attention: Jessica Fix

51 Sleeper Street, 4th 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.

Appendix A doc format of Appendix A Evaluation_and _Rating_Criteria.doc
: FY2013 Evaluation and Rating Criteria

Appendix B: xls format of Appendix B SAC Prioritized Cities and Towns.xls
  FY2013 List of Targeted Towns

Appendix C doc format of Appendix C Grant Payment Terms.doc
:  FY2013 Grant Payment Terms, Grant Expenditures, Termination, Recoupment of Funds, and Relevant Law                                                                                               

Appendix D doc format of Appendix D Important ARRA Information For Review New
:  FY2013 Important ARRA Information for Review

Appendix E doc format of Appendix E Budget_Instructions.doc
:  FY 2013 Budget Instructions


FY2013 Community Support Grant Awards docx format of SAC Posting_Website_1_3_13.docx

Grant Recipients will be contacted by Grants Administration to complete the procurement process.