FY 2024 Head Start State Supplemental Grant –- Fund Code 390

Deadline for Applications: March 23, 2023, by 4:00 PM

Grant Description

The priorities and goals of the FY 2024 Massachusetts Head Start State Supplemental Grant are to fund workforce development supports and enhance program quality of all Head Start and Early Head Start programs. The FY 2024 Massachusetts Head Start State Supplemental Grant funds will be used to support staff’s salaries, compensation, and benefits to address recruitment and retention of Head Start and Early Head staff. Along with workforce development supports, these grant funds will provide direct support to Head Start and Early Head Start programs to provide high quality comprehensive services that may include coaches, mental health consultants and additional teaching staff to provide lower staff/child ratios. These grant funds also provide direct support for Head Start and Early Head Start grantees to assist them in meeting their 20% non-Federal matching funds requirement.

Who can apply

This is a Renewal Grant. Current FY23 Head Start State Supplemental Grantees are only able to apply.

Eligibility requirements

Please refer to the FY2023 Head Start State Supplemental Grant Application RFR for the list of eligibility requirements for this grant.  The FY23 Grant Application RFR is posted on COMMBUYS, under Bid #:  BD-22-1037-1CEN0-C0000-72157

Renewal Application Instructions

The instructions for how to apply for the FY2024 Head Start Supplement Grant will be sent via email to current FY23 Head Start grantees contacts. Please make sure all your contacts are current in your FY23 online application.


Procurement Activity 



Grant Application Release/Posting/Email 

February 21, 2023


Submission of Written Inquiries 

Applicants must submit written inquiries to: 


March 1, 2023

4:00 PM ET 

Response to Written Inquiries (Estimated) 


March 9, 2023


Submission Deadline for Grant Applications 

Applicants must submit proposals to:  


March 23, 2023

4:00 PM ET 

Notification of Awards (Estimated) 

May 1, 2023


Contract Start Date (Estimated)  

July 1, 2023 


EEC reserves the right to adjust the timeframe above. It is the responsibility of the applicant to check this page for updates.

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