Grant Description & Purpose

EEC is pleased to announce the FY2014 Inclusive Preschool Learning Environments Renewal Grant.  This grant allows lead agencies to serve preschoolers with disabilities in high-quality inclusive settings with their same-aged peers.  Fund Code 391 was released as part of the Early Childhood Special Education Consolidated Grants Renewal package, and was formerly known as the Chapter 188/Phase I Direct Services of Community Partnership for Children Grant (CPC).

Responses to this Grant Renewal Application (RFR) are due to EEC by 4:00 PM on June 13, 2013. Please see the Grant Renewal Application (RFR) for a timeline of additional dates relevant to responding to this Grant Renewal Application (RFR).

Eligible Applicants

Vendors who received grant funding through the FY2013 Inclusive Preschool Learning Environments Grant (Fund Code 391) that continue to meet the definition of Inclusive Preschool Learning Environments are eligible to apply for these renewal funds. 

Timeline

Grant Renewal Application Release/Posting:                                 May  16, 2013 

 

Submission of Intent to Renew:  

Email Intent to Bid to

EECSubmission@massmail.state.ma.us

May 21, 20134:00 PM

Renewal conference:          

51 Sleeper Street, 4th floor Boston, MA, 02210Directions:  http://mapq.st/120vlUE              

May 28, 20139:00 - 11:00 AM

Submission of written inquiries:        

Applicants must submit written inquiries to EECSubmission@massmail.state.ma.us.  with the subject line reflecting the following example:   FY2014 Inclusive Preschool Learning Environments Renewal Grant Questions

May 28, 20134:00 PM

Response to Written Inquiries:    

                                          

May 31, 2013 (estimated) 

Submission Deadline:

Applicants must submit renewal application to EECSubmission@massmail.state.ma.us

June 13, 20134:00 PM
Grantees are Notified of Renewal Awards:                                  June 30, 2013 (estimated) 
Grant Start Date:                                                                       July 1, 2013 (estimated) 

 

FY2014 Inclusive Preschool Learning Environments Grant Question and Answers docx format of    FY2014-IPLE 391- Q A _ Final.docx

FY2014 Inclusive Preschool Learning Environments Grant Renewal Meeting pptx format of    GAfy2014-iple-grant-renewal-conference JF 5-24-13.pptx

Application Information

To apply for this renewal grant click here: 
     FY2014 Inclusive Preschool Learning Environments Renewal Grant RFR doc format of    FY2014_391Grant Renewal Application.doc

          


Application Submission Information

All required documents, including budget workbook, programmatic questions, attachments, and fiscal forms must be received at EEC’s Central Office by 4:00 PM on June 13, 2013.

 

To be submitted electronically:

The Required Program Forms below must be submitted via email as an attachment to

EECSubmission@MassMail.State.MA.US.

Please include the name of your agency and name of grant as the subject line of the email.

  1. Checklist Form doc format of    FY2014_391 Checklist.doc
  2. Signed Cover page docx format of    FY2014_391 Signed Cover Page.docx  (may be a scanned signed original, PDF)
  3.   IPLE Budget Workbook xlsm format of    FY2014_391 Budget Workbook.xlsm
    a)Front Page
    b)Fund Allocation and Budget Narrative
    c)Signed Schedule A Form (if applicable)
    d)Agency Contact Information Form 
    e)FY2014 Programmatic Questions 1-7 (Section A)
  1. FY2014 Programmatic Questions 8-10 docx format of    FY2014_391 Programmatic Questions 8-10 (Section B).docx  (Section B)
  2. QRIS Application Summary Form (due on or before June 30, 2013)

To be mailed to:

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

  1. Checklist Form
  2. Signed Cover page (may be a scanned signed original, PDF)
  3.  IPLE Budget Workbook
    a)Front Page
    b)Fund Allocation and Budget Narrative
    c)Signed Schedule A Form (if applicable)
    d)Agency Contact Information Form 
    e)FY2014 Programmatic Questions 1-7 (Section A)
  1. FY2014 Programmatic Questions 8-10 (Section B)
  2. QRIS Application Summary Form (due on or before June 30, 2013)

Applicants must also complete and mail one original packet of the following forms with their Grant Renewal Application (unless applicant already has these documents on file with the Commonwealth of MA)

 

MA Standard Administrative Forms

                       

 

 

To:

Department of Early Education and Care

FY2014 Inclusive Preschool Learning Environments Renewal Grant, Program Name

Attention: Jessica Fix, 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 completed or included in any response submitted.