Grant Description & Purpose

EEC is pleased to announce the FY2013 Educator and Provider Support Renewal Grant Application Request for Response (RFR). EEC's mission is to provide the foundation that supports all children in their development as lifelong learners and contributing members of the community, and to support families in their essential work as parents and caregivers. EEC recognizes that the early education and care and out of school time workforce is the backbone of our services; we value and support their skill development, diversity, and fair compensation.

Responses to this Grant Application (RFR) are due to EEC by 4:00 PM on March 30, 2012. Please see the Grant Application (RFR) for a timeline of additional dates relevant to responding to this Grant Application (RFR).

Eligible Applicants

To be eligible to apply for funding through this renewal RFR, entities must be an FY2012 Educator and Provider Support Grantee that has satisfied all requirements of the FY2012 Educator and Provider Support Grant and be in good standing with the Department of Early Education and Care.  Failure to satisfy all of the requirements of the FY2012 Educator and Provider Support Grant will make a grantee ineligible to receive FY2013 funding.  

 

Timeline

1. Grant Application (RFR) Release/Posting:February 3, 2012 – 4:00 PM
Submission of Intent to Bid:February 9, 2012 – 4:00 PM
2. Applicants must submit written inquiries toprocure@massmail.state.ma.us
3. Renewal conference:February 10, 2012 – 9:30 AM
4. Submission of Written Inquiries:February ­­­16, 2012 – 4:00 PM
Applicants must submit written inquiries toprocure@massmail.state.ma.us
5. Response to Written Inquiries:March 1, 2012
6. Submission Deadline:March 30, 2012 – 4:00 PM
Applicants must submit proposals toprocure@massmail.state.ma.us
7. Follow-up:April 16, 2012
8. Grantees Submit Final Documentation:April 25, 2012
9. Bidders are Notified of Awards:May 4, 2012
10. Grant Start Date:July 1, 2012

 


 Questions and Answers

             FY2013 Educator and Provider Support Renewal RFR QA doc format of FY2013EPS_RFR_QA

Application Information

To  view Request for Response (RFR) for this grant click here:

            FY2013 Educator and Provider Support Renewal Grant RFR doc format of FY2013EPS_RFR.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 March 30, 2012.

To be submitted electronically:

The Required Program Forms below must be submitted via e-mail 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 e-mail.

 

  1. Check List for Grant Application doc format of fy2013epschecklist.doc
  2. Signed Cover Page doc format of fy2013epssignedcoverpage.doc
  3. Application for Program Grant xls format of fy2013epsapplicationprogramgrant.xls
file size 1MB
  4. Proposal Narrative doc format of FY2013EPSProposalNarrative.doc
  5. Projected Deliverables Form xls format of fy13epsprojectdeliverables.xls
  6. Copy of Indirect Cost Approval Letter (if you are claiming Indirect Cost)
  7. FY2013 Partnership Membership Form xls format of fy2013epspartnershipmembership.xls
  8. FY2013 Professional Development Course Catalogue xls format of fy2013professionaldevelopmentcoursecat.xls

 

 

To be mailed to:

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

 

  1. Check List for Grant Application
  2. Signed Cover Page
  3. Application for Program Grant
  4. Proposal Narrative
  5. Projected Deliverables Form
  6. Copy of Indirect Cost Approval Letter (if you are claiming Indirect Cost)
  7. FY2013 Partnership Membership Form
  8. FY2013 Professional Development Course Catalogue

 

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 Educator and Provider Support Renewal Grant Application

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:  Instructions for completing the Excel Workbook  doc format of Appendix_A_FY2013.doc
file size 2MB        

Appendix B:  Evaluation and Rating Criteria doc format of Appendix_B_FY2013.doc
                                                                    

Appendix C:  Eligibility Amounts xls format of Appendix C_FY2013
                                                             

Appendix D:  Grant Payment Terms, Grant Expenditures, Termination, Recoupment of Funds, and Relevant Law doc format of Appendix_D_FY2013.doc
                                                                                               

Appendix E:  Budget Guidelines/Use of Funds xls format of Appendix_E_FY2013.xls
                                      

Appendix F: QRIS Standards and Core Competency Areas doc format of Appendix_F.doc

Appendix G: Qualifications for Consultants, Trainers, and Mentors doc format of Appendix_G_FY2013.doc

 


Information provided by the Department of Early Education and Care. Created: February 3, 2013