FY2024 Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation Grant-Fund Code 700

Deadline for Application Submission: June 5, 2023

Grant Description

As per the Fiscal Year (FY) 2024 Appropriations Act, EEC is releasing this competitive procurement to award grants to one (1) or more applicants who will provide early childhood mental health consultation services through a statewide system that meets the needs of the programs, providers, educators, children, families, and communities throughout the Commonwealth. Ultimately, EEC seeks to provide early childhood mental health consultation (ECMHC) services that address the developmental, social and emotional, and behavioral challenges of infants and young children that will support healthy development, reduce the suspension and expulsion rate in early education and care settings, and promote school success.

Who Can Apply

This is an Open Competitive Grant. The Grant Application/RFR and appendices are posted on COMMBUYS. The application will be submitted to an online grant application through EEC. 

Eligibility Requirements

Please refer to the FY2024 ECMHC Grant Application for the list of eligibility requirements for this grant.

How To Apply

The instructions for how to apply for the FY2024 ECMHC Grant are posted on COMMBUYS, under Bid #: BD-23-1037-1CEN0-C0000-87668 to Bid. Please refer to the document titled, “FY2024 ECMHC Online Application Instructions” for the instructions.

COMMBUYS Assistance

To learn how to register on COMMBUYS View the job aids listed: Job Aids for Vendors Using COMMBUYS

Job Aids for new vendors:  Vendor Training Courses

How to Locate a Grant in COMMBUYS: How to Locate a Grant in COMMBUYS.

For assistance with using COMMBUYS, contact the COMMBUYS Help Desk at 1-888-627-8283 or email  OSDHelpDesk@mass.gov

If you require technical assistance with the online application, please email EECSubmission@mass.gov with the subject line, “FY24 ECMHC.”


Procurement Activity



Grant Application Release/Posting

April 25, 2023

Applicants’ Webinar

Please click this link to register for the webinar:

May 2, 2023

2:00-4:00 PM ET

Submission of Written Inquiries

Applicants must submit written inquiries to:


Inquiries may be submitted in advance of the webinar and after the webinar, up to the deadline.

May 5, 2023

4:00 PM ET

Response to Written Inquiries (Estimated)

May 12, 2023

Submission Deadline for Grant Applications

Applicants must submit proposals to:


Hard copy submissions must also be received by this time

June 5, 2023

4:00 PM ET

Notification of Awards (Estimated)

September 15, 2023

Contract Start Date (Estimated)

October 1, 2023

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