Grant Description & Purpose

The Facilitation of QRIS Durable Goods and Services/Planning Time Program Quality Improvement Grant aims to support the development and creation of a system of early quality education and care. 

 

Eligible Applicants

Vendors who received grants awards through the statewide FY2013-FY2016 QRIS Durable Goods and Services/Planning Time Program Quality Improvement Grant are eligible to apply for these funds. 

 

Timeline

1.      RFP Release/Posting:                                      September 13, 2012 - 4:00 PM

2.      Intend to bid:                                                  September 21, 2012 - 4:00 PM                    

3.      Submission of Written Inquiries                       September 28, 2012 - 4:00 PM

Applicants must submit written inquiries to               RTTTProcurement@MassMail.State.MA.US                              

4.      Response to Written Inquiries:                        October 5, 2012 (estimated) - 4:00 PM

5.      Submission Deadline:                                 October 23, 2012 - 4:00 PM

Applicants must submit proposals to                       RTTTProcurement@MassMail.State.MA.US

6.      Follow-up (if needed):                                   October 24-29, 2012

7.      Bidders are Notified of Awards:                    October 31, 2012 (estimated)

8.      Grant Start Date:                                           November 1, 2012

 

Application Information

FY2013-2016 Facilitation of Durable Goods/Planning Time Program Quality Improvement Grant Question and Answers docx format of FY13_FY16_QRIS_DurableGoods_QandA.docx

Update: FY2013-2016 Facilitation of Durable Goods/Planning Time Program Quality Improvement Grant docx format of RR2013eecrttt2 5.docx

To apply for this grant click here: FY2013-FY2016 Facilitation of QRIS Durable Goods and Services/Planning Time Program Quality Improvement Grant doc format of RTTT-ELC Grant project 2 5 QRIS durable goods and plann

           


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 October 23, 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 the name of your agency and name of grant as the subject line of the email.

  Checklist doc format of 2.5Checklist.doc

1.       Signed Cover Sheet doc format of Project 2.5-Signed Cover.doc

2.       Proposed Budget Narrative and Detail xls format of Project 2.5_Budget_Detail_Narrative.xls

3.       Proposed Required Narrative Responses From Applicant doc format of RTTT-ELC Proposed Required Narrative Responses From App

 

To be mailed to:

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

 

1.       Signed Cover Sheet (PDF or scanned copy)

2.       Proposed Budget Details and Narrative

3.       Proposed Required Narrative Responses From Applicant

 

 

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

Fiscal Forms

 

 

To:

Department of Early Education and Care

FY2013-FY2016 Facilitation of QRIS Durable Goods and Services/Planning Time Program Quality Improvement Grant

Attention: Michele Smith

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 Project Budget Instructions doc format of Appendix_A_Instructions_Budget.doc         

Appendix B:  Evaluation and Rating Criteria doc format of Appendix_B_FY2013_Evaluation_Rating_Criteria 9-12-12.do                                                                                  

Appendix C:  Grant Payment Terms, Grant Expenditures, Termination, Recoupment of Funds, and Relevant Law doc format of Appendix_C_Grant_Payments-Terms.doc                                                                                                         

Appendix D:  Requirements for Sub-recipients of Race to the Top Early Learning Challenge Grant Funds

Appendix E:   FFATA Requirements

Appendix F:  Certification Regarding Lobbying doc format of Appendix_F_RTTELCGCertificationRegardingLobbyingForm