Purpose of Grant

Through this renewal Grant Application, EEC may award grants to existing vendors who will continue to provide early childhood mental health consultation services through a statewide system that meets the needs of the programs, providers, educators, children, families, and communities throughout the Commonwealth.

Eligibility Requirements

This is a renewal grant.  Only the agencies and programs that received Mental Health Consultation funding in FY 2015 are eligible to apply for the renewal grant funds. Failure to satisfy all of the requirements of the FY2015 Mental Health Consultation Grant will make a grantee ineligible to receive FY2016 funding.

Timeline                                                                                                             

Grant Application Release/Posting:                                 May 12, 2015 

Renewal conference:          

Location: EEC-Central Office
51 Sleeper Street, 4th Floor, Boston, MA 02210

May 18, 20151:00-3:00 PM

Submission of Intent to Bid:  

Email Intent to Bid to
EECSubmission@massmail.state.ma.us

May 18, 20154:00 PM

Submission of Written Inquiries:        

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

May 18, 20154:00 PM

Response to Written Inquiries:    

                                           

May 27, 2015 (estimated) 

Submission Deadline:

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

June 8, 20154:00 PM
Bidders are Notified of Awards:                                   June 24, 2015 (estimated) 
Grant Start Date:        July 1, 2015 (estimated) 

Application Information

FY 2016 Mental Health Consultation Questions and Answers  docx format of FY16 Mental Health Grant Questions and Answers

Before completing your FY 2016 Mental Health Consultation Grant Online Application (Fund Code 700), please refer to the FY 2015 Mental Health Consultation Grant  doc format of FY 2015 Mental Health Consultation Grant

Application Submission Information

EEC will accept, review, and process renewal applications beginning June 2, 2015
In accordance with the submission requirements detailed below, all required documents, including the online application, attachments, and fiscal forms must be received at EEC’s Central Office by 4:00 PM on June 8, 2015. 

Online Application

To complete and submit the online portion of the grant application, please click on the following link: http://www.eec.state.ma.us/GrantsOnlineFY2016/Grants700/

The online portion of the Grant Application includes the following information that must be submitted online and printed as a PDF document. Note: A PDF document is created once an Applicant has clicked the Submit button of the Online Application.

  1. Contact Information
  2. Communities Served
  3. Languages Spoken
  4. Lead Agency Budget
  5. Subcontractor Budget
  6. FY2016 Budget Summary
  7. Narrative Questions
  8. Projected Deliverables
  9. Required Grant Forms
    1. Agency/ Program ECMH Consultation Brochure and website information
    2. FY 2016 Educator Satisfaction Survey
    3. FY 2016 Family Satisfaction Survey
    4. FY 2016 Survey dissemination protocols and procedures
    5. Lead Agency Indirect Cost Rate Letter
    6. Subcontractor Indirect Cost Rate Letter
  10. Checklist
  11. Cover Page

MA Standard Administrative Forms

Grantees 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)

EEC may disqualify any incomplete grant applications from consideration/review.

All of the following documents below must be submitted:

  • by mail with one (1) original (all signatures must be in blue ink) and two (2) copies:
    • The entire PDF document generated by the Online Application With original signature on the Cover Page (Part 11) 
  • Required Grant Forms (Part 9)
      • Agency/ Program ECMH Consultation Brochure and website information
      • FY 2016 Educator Satisfaction Survey
      • FY 2016 Family Satisfaction Survey
      • FY 2016 Survey dissemination protocols and procedures
      • Lead Agency Indirect Cost Rate Letter
      • Subcontractor Indirect Cost Rate Letter
  • Electronically (Please send the Required Grant forms as email attachments to EECSubmission@massmail.state.ma.us)
    • Required Grant Forms (Part 9)
      • Agency/ Program ECMH Consultation Brochure and website information
      • FY 2016 Educator Satisfaction Survey
      • FY 2016 Family Satisfaction Survey
      • FY 2016 Survey dissemination protocols and procedures
      • Lead Agency Indirect Cost Rate Letter
      • Subcontractor Indirect Cost Rate Letter

Please Note: The Required Grant Forms and an Indirect Cost Approval Letter must be submitted as hard copies and submitted electronically as email attachments, as these do not print as part of the PDF document.  Grant applications will be considered incomplete if both hard copies and electronic copies are not received.

To:

Department of Early Education and Care
FY 2016 Mental Health Consultation Grant, [Insert Agency Name]
Attention: Michele Smith, Grants Administration
51 Sleeper Street, 4th Floor
Boston, MA 02210

Required Notification of Online Submission Email with Attachments:

  • Please send an email to EECSubmission@massmail.state.ma.us with the Required Forms as email attachments.
  • Please include name of grant and name of your agency on the subject line of the email. Example:  FY 2016 Mental Health Consultation Grant, XYZ Community Program.

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.