RFR Description & Purpose:
With this funding EEC seeks to purchase paper based and on-line child assessment tools, tool-kits, IT subscriptions, and accompanying technical assistance to allow early education and care programs (schools, family child care providers, and center-based programs) to gather, collect and input on-line data regarding children enrolled in their programs. This data will be used to develop policies, inform stakeholders, and plan for the future.
|RFR Posting:||September 26, 2012|
Bidders must submit proposals to RTTTProcurement@MassMail.State.MA.US
|October 12, 2012||4:00 PM|
|Bidders are Notified of Contract Awards:||October 17, 2012 (estimated)|
|Contract Start Date:||October 23, 2012 (estimated)|
To apply for this grant click here:
Application Submission Information:
In accordance with the submission requirements detailed below, all required documents, including, but not limited to proposal narrative, attachments, fiscal forms and the Certification Regarding Lobbying Form must be received at EEC’s Central Office by 4:00 PM on October 9, 2012.
To be submitted electronically and to be mailed:
One original (all signatures must be in blue ink) and three copies of the following documents:
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
- Budget Narrative
- Budget Template
- Certification Regarding Lobbying Form
- Detailed Project Budget and narratives – for your information
- Narrative Questions (Appendix A in RFR)
Bidders must also complete and mail one original packet of the following forms with their RFR response (unless applicant already has these documents on file with the Commonwealth of MA)
MA Standard Administrative Forms
- A signed Commonwealth Terms & Conditions form
- W9 with DUNS
- Contractor Authorized Signatory Listing
- Authorization for Electronic Funds Payment EFT Form
- Executive Order 504 Certification
Department of Early Education and Care
ELC grant Project 3.6 Child Assessment Tool
Attention: Loida Marquez
51 Sleeper Street, 4th Floor
Boston, MA 02210
EEC may disqualify any incomplete grant applications from consideration/review.
Please note: If your application is selected for funding, EEC will e-mail a Standard Contract Form to the individual identified as the “Applicant Contact” in Part 1 of each response. This Form will need to be printed, signed (in blue ink), and returned to EEC prior to the Grant start date. Directions on how to submit that signed form to EEC will be explained with the form.
The following Appendices are contain within RFR.
Appendix A: Narrative Questions
Appendix B: Evaluation and Rating Criteria
Appendix C: Requirements Specific for Contractor Receiving Race to the Top – Early Learning Challenge Grant Funds
Appendix D: FFATA Requirements