FY12 Head Start State Supplement Renewal Grant

Grant Description & Purpose

The Massachusetts Head Start State Supplemental Renewal Grant aims to support the development and creation of a system of early quality education and care. In this system, Head Start (HS) and Early Head Start (EHS) programs are key partners in supporting and enhancing the Department of Early Education and Care (EEC) broader commitment to ensure that all children and families have access to the full array of Head Start services. Through this Request for Proposals, EEC aims to continue to support Head Start and Early Head Start in providing quality education and comprehensive services statewide.

Eligible Applicants

Vendors who received grants awards through the statewide FY11 Head Start State Supplemental Renewal Grant are eligible to apply for these funds.


Timeline



1. RFP Release/Posting:February 16, 2011 - 4:00 PM
2. Bidders' conference:February 25, 2011 - 4:00 PM
3. Submission of Written Inquiries:February 28, 2011 - 4:00 PM
Applicants must submit written inquiries to:procure@massmail.state.ma.us
4. Intend to BidMarch 1, 2011 - 4:00 PM
5. Response to Written Inquiries:March 7, 2011 - 4:00 PM
6. Submission Deadline:April 1, 2011-4:00 PM
Applicants must submit written inquiries to:procure@massmail. state.ma.us
7. Bidders are Notified of Awards:June 30, 2011
8. Follow-up:April 11-18, 2011
9. Grantees Submit Final Documentation:April 25, 2011
10. Grant Start Date:July 1, 2011



Application Information Forms

Click link below to open RFP:
FY12 Head Start State Supplemental Renewal Grant RFP doc format of fy12_hs_rfp.doc

Forms to be completed:

To apply for this grant click the links below:

Questions and Answers

FY12 Head Start State Supplemental Renewal Grant Q&A doc format of fy12_hs_qa.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)


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 (Ex. CAAS Head Start Supplemental).

  • Application for Program Grant Workbook: (Cover Page, Fund Allocation & Budget Narrative, Budget Detail, Amendment)
  • Proposal Narrative
  • FY 12 Projected Deliverables Form

To be mailed to:

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

  • Application for Program Grant Workbook
  • Proposal Narrative
  • FY 12 Projected Deliverables Form
  • Fiscal Forms

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

Attention: Judith Alexandre

FY12 Head Start State Supplemental Renewal Grant

51 Sleeper Street, 4 th Floor




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: Instructions for completing the Application for Program Grant Workbook doc format of fy12_hs_appendixa_programworkbook.doc file size 2MB

Appendix-B: Rating Criteria doc format of fy12_hs_appendixb_hsratingcriteria.doc
Appendix-C: Eligibility Amounts xls format of fy_hs_appendixc_headstartsuppallocations.xls
Appendix-D: Grant Payment Terms, Grant Expenditures, Termination, Recoupment of Funds, and Relevant Law doc format of fy12_hs_appendixd_hsgrantpaymenterms.doc

Appendix-E: Budget Guidelines/Use of Funds xls format of fy12_hs_appendixe_hsbudgetguideline.xls

Appendix-F: State-Funded Enrollment by Program doc format of fy12_hs_appendixf_hsfunded.doc

Appendix-G: QRIS and Core Competency Areas doc format of fy12_hs_appendixg_qrisandcorecomareas.doc





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