Grant Description & Purpose:

 

The purpose of this grant program is to increase inter-agency and public understanding of the role of early education and care in Massachusetts and the Readiness System that the Commonwealth is building.  Through this Grant Application, EEC seeks to award a grant to launch the second phase of this work statewide.  

 

Timeline:

 

1.  Grant Application Release/Posting:                                 June 6, 2012
2.  Submission Deadline:  June 25, 2012
3.  Bidders are Notified of Awards:                                            June 29, 2012
4.  Grant Start Date:                                                                       July 1, 2012(approximate)

 

Application Information:

 

To apply for this grant click here:

 

   ELCG: Project 11.1 Communication Infrastructure Strategy and Campaign RFR doc format of    RTTT-ELCG Project 11 1 Communications RFR

 

 


Application Submission Information:

 

In accordance with the submission requirements detailed below, all required documents, including, proposal narrative, attachments, fiscal forms and the Certification Regarding Lobbying Form must be received at EEC’s Central Office by 4:00 PM on June 29, 2012.

To be submitted electronically:

The Required Program Forms below must be submitted via email as an attachment to: RTTTProcurement@MassMail.State.MA.US. Please include name of grant and name of your agency on the subject line of the email.  Example:  FY 2013 Education Grant, Boston Social Services

  1. Checklist for Grant Application docx format of    RTTT - Grant Checklist
  2. RTTT Grant Cover Sheet(signed) doc format of    RTTT - Grant Cover Sheet
  3. Budget Detail xlsx format of    RTTT - Budget Detail
  4. Budget Narrative for each calendar year xlsx format of    RTTT - Budget Narrative
  5. Required Response doc format of    Required Responses
  6. Copy of Indirect Cost Approval Letter (if you are claiming Indirect Cost)
  7. Certification Regarding Lobbying Form doc format of    RTTT - Certification Regarding Lobbying Form
  8. Supplier Diversity Program Plan Form doc format of    sdp-plan

 

To be mailed:

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

  1. Checklist for Grant Application
  2. RTTT Grant Cover Sheet(signed)
  3. Budget Detail
  4. Budget Narrative for each calendar year
  5. Required Responses
  6. Copy of Indirect Cost Approval Letter (if you are claiming Indirect Cost)
  7. Certification Regarding Lobbying Form
  8. Supplier Diversity Program Plan Form

 

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

FY13 ELCG Project 11.1 Communication Infrastructure Strategy and Campaign GRANT

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:  RTTT-ELC Budget Detail and Narrative Instructions doc format of    Appendix A Instructions for Budget Narrative

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

Appendix C:  Requirements for Sub-recipients of Race to the Top Early Learning Challenge Grant Funds doc format of    Appendix C RTTT Requirements

Appendix D:  FFATA Reporting Requirements doc format of    Appendix D FFATA Reporting Requirements