Purpose of Grant and Eligibility Requirements

EEC is pleased to announce the FY2014 Coordinated Family and Community Engagement (CFCE) Grant Application Request for Response (RFR).

This grant seeks to renew programs and services provided by FY2013 Coordinated Family and Community Engagement (CFCE) grantees; therefore, only vendors that received a grant in FY2013 are eligible to apply for this renewal funding. 

Responses to this Grant Application (RFR) are due to EEC by 4:00 PM on May 23, 2013. Please see the Grant Application (RFR) for a timeline of additional dates relevant to responding to this Grant Application (RFR).


1. Grant Application Release/Posting:                                  April 17, 2013 

2.  Submission of Intent to Renew:  

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

April 25, 20134:00 PM

3.  Renewal conference:          

EEC-Western Regional Office

 95 Liberty Street, Springfield, MA 01103

Directions: http://mapq.st/10X71R6

April 25, 20139:00-11:30 AM

4.  Renewal conference:          

EEC-Central Regional Office

10 Austin Street, Worcester, MA 01609

Directions: http://mapq.st/10Rw5Ks

April 25, 20131:30-4:00 PM

5.  Renewal conference:          

EEC-Central Office

51 Sleeper Street, 4th Floor, Boston, MA 02210

Directions: http://mapq.st/120vlUE

April 29, 20131:30-4:00 PM                            

6.  Submission of Written Inquiries:        

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

April 30, 20134:00 PM

7.  Response to Written Inquiries:    


May 7, 2013 (estimated) 

8.  Submission Deadline:

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


May 23, 20134:00 PM
9.  Bidders are Notified of Awards:                                   June 26, 2013 (estimated) 
10.  Grant Start Date:                                                                       July 1, 2013 (estimated) 


FY2014 Coordinated Family and Community Engagement Renewal Grant – Questions and Answers docx format of Coordinated Family and Community Engagement Questions

FY2014 Coordinated Family and Community Engagement Grant Bidder Conference pdf format of FY2014_CFCE_BiddersConference_4_25_13.pdf
file size 1MB (4/25/2013)

FY2014 Coordinated Family and Community Engagement Grant Update 2 doc format of FY14_CFCE_Updates#2_4_25_13.doc

FY2014 Coordinated Family and Community Engagement Grant Update 1 doc format of FY14_CFCE_Updates#1_4_23_13.doc

Application Information

To apply for this grant click here:

                FY2014 Coordinated Family and Community Engagement Grant doc format of FY2014_CFCE_Grant_Application.doc


Application Submission Information

In accordance with the submission requirements detailed below, all required documents, including the online application, budget workbook, narrative questions, attachments, and fiscal forms must be received at EEC’s Central Office by 4:00 PM on May 23, 2013.


Section A:  Online Application


The online portion of the grant application includes the following information that must be submitted online, printed and submitted as part of the application by mail with 1 original and 2 copies.


1)  Program Contacts

2)  Communities Served

3)  Languages Spoken


Section B.  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,
  • electronically


  1. FY2014 Checklist for Grant Renewal Application doc format of FY2014_CFCE_Checklist_4_30_13.doc
(Update as of 4-30-2013)
  2.   FY2014 Signed Cover Page doc format of FY2014_CFCE_Signed_Cover_Page.doc
  3.   FY2014 Budget Workbook xls format of EEC__CFCE_Budget__Workbook.xls
(Update as of 4-24-2013)
  4.   FY2014 Narrative Questions doc format of FY2014_CFCE_Narrative_Questions.doc
  5.   FY2014 Projected Deliverables xls format of FY2014_CFCE_Projected_Deliverables.xls
  6.  Copy of Indirect Cost Approval Letter (if you are claiming Indirect Cost)
  7.   FY2014 In-Kind Contributions and Fundraising xls format of FY2014_CFCE_In-kind_Contributions_Fundraising.xls
  8. FY2014 Local Advisory Council Sign-Off sheet doc format of FY2014_CFCE_Local_Council_Sign-off_sheet.doc
  9. FY2014 CFCE Calendar of Activities xls format of FY2014_CFCE_ACTIVITIES_CALENDAR.xls
  10. FY2014 PCHP Statistical Information doc format of FY2014_CFCE_PCHP_Statistical_Information.doc
(if applicable)
  11. FY2014 Memorandum of Understanding and Consolidated Funding Amounts doc format of FY2014_CFCE_Memorandum of Understanding 
(if applicable)


Required Electronic Submissions:

Submit documents via email as an attachment to EECSubmission@massmail.state.ma.usPlease include name of grant and name of your agency on the subject line of the email.  Example:  FY14 CFCE, Boston Social Services.


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



Department of Early Education and Care

FY 2014 Coordinated Family and Community Engagement, Agency Name, Program Name

Attention: Michele Smith, Grants Administration

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.