The Department of Early Education and Care (EEC) and United Way of Mass Bay and Merrimack Valley are pleased to announce second awards for FY12 QRIS Program Quality Improvement Grants.

An additional 89 grants have been awarded for the FY12 QRIS Program Quality Improvement Grant. The Grantees were selected based on several factors; these applications met all eligibility requirements, scored highest based on the grant application criteria, represent diversity in geographic and program/educator type, and expend the currently available funding.  Programs on this list will be notified by email within a week of their exact grant amount which will confirm their grant award and allowable expenses.  Programs should not expend funds until they have received the actual funding.  Please note that United Way is not able to provide this individual notification over the phone; programs/educators must wait until an email has been received.