Grant Description & Purpose

EEC is pleased to announce the FY2013 Coordinated Family and Community Engagement (CFCE) Service Area Grant Application Request for Response (RFR).  Through this competitive Grant Application, EEC is seeking to award grants to up to four existing Coordinated Family and Community Engagement Grantees, each of which will provide all families in one of the following service areas with access to locally available comprehensive services and supports that strengthen families and promote optimal child development.  Potential grantees must agree to provide services to all communities within the service area. 

The four service areas are:

  • Granville, Southwick, Tolland
  • Beverly, Danvers, Topsfield, Boxford, Middleton
  • Medfield, Medway, Millis, Dover, Sherborn
  • West Boylston

Responses to this Grant Application (RFR) are due to EEC by 4:00 PM on September 28, 2012. Please see the Grant Application (RFR) for a timeline of additional dates relevant to responding to this Grant Application (RFR).

Eligible Applicants

Only lead agencies currently receiving CFCE funding in FY2013 and are currently providing programming in a service area that is contiguous to the service area(s) proposed in this application are eligible to apply for these competitive grant funds.  EEC may award funds to up to four existing CFCE grantees, each of which must provide services to all of the communities in one (or more) of the four service areas identified in this Grant Application.  (See the RFR for more details.)

 

Timeline

Grant Application Release/Posting:                                 August 13, 20124:00 PM
Submission of Intent to Bid:  August 31, 20124:00 PM

Submission of Written Inquiries:        

Applicants must submit written inquiries to  Procurement2@MassMail.State.MA.US

August 31, 20124:00 PM
Answers PostedSeptember 10, 2012 (estimated) 

Submission Deadline:

Applicants must submit proposals to Procurement2@MassMail.State.MA.US

September 28, 20124:00 PM
Grantees are Notified of Awards:                                             October 15, 2012 (estimated) 
Grant Start Date:                                                                       October 22, 2012 

 


Application Information

To apply for this grant click here:

            FY2013 Coordinated Family and Community Engagement Grant Question and Answers doc format of FY13 CFCE Service Area Expansion Grant Q+A .doc

            FY2013 Coordinated Family and Community Engagement Service Area Expansion Grant doc format of FY13 CFCE Service Area Expansion RFR

 

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 September 28, 2012.

To be submitted electronically:

The Required Program Forms below must be submitted via email as an attachment to Procurement2@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 FY13 CFCE Expansion RFR-Checklist.doc
  2. Signed Cover Sheet doc format of FY12 CFCE Expansion RFR-Signed Cover Page.doc
  3. FY13 CFCE Service Area Expansion Budget Amendment Form xls format of FY13 CFCE Expansion-Budget Amendment Form.xls Updated (9/24/2012)
  4. FY13 CFCE In Kind Contributions Fundraising xls format of FY13_CFCE In-Kind-Contributions_Fundraising.xls
  5. Proposal Narrative doc format of FY13 CFCE Expansion RFR - Narrative Questions.doc
  6. Copy of Indirect Cost Approval Letter (if you are claiming Indirect Cost)

 

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 Sheet
  3. FY13 CFCE Service Area Expansion Budget Amendment Form Updated (9/24/2012)
  4. FY13 CFCE In Kind Contributions Fundraising
  5. Proposal Narrative
  6. Copy of Indirect Cost Approval Letter (if you are claiming Indirect Cost)

 

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 Coordinated Family and Community Engagement Grant

Attention: Michele Smith

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

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

Appendix C:  Local Advisory Council Roles and Responsibilities doc format of Appendix C Local Advisory Council Roles and Respons                 

Appendix D:  Lead Agency Roles and Responsibilities doc format of Appendix D Local Agency Roles and Responsibilities.doc    

Appendix E:  Evaluation and Rating Criteria doc format of Appendix E Evaluation and Rating Criteria.doc