Department of Early Education and Care (EEC) non-competitive grants

Request for Proposals (RFP) for non-competitive grants.

FY 2018 Head Start State Supplemental Grant (fund code 390)

The purpose of the Massachusetts Head Start State Supplemental Grant is to:

  • Support child development staff’s salary, compensation, and benefits.
  • Support staff that has achieved a credential or a degree in the Early Childhood field.
  • Encourage staff to increase their competencies and earn a credential or a degree in the Early Childhood field or related Human Services field.
  • Direct workforce development support to classrooms, family child care homes, and home-based settings.
  • Provide professional development opportunities that support staff in improving knowledge, competencies, and skills.
  • Assist staff to meet the professional development requirements in MA Quality Rating Improvement System (QRIS).
  • Direct support for non-Federal matching funds for Head Start and Early Head Start grantees to meet their 20% Federal Head Start funding requirements.

Submit your responses to the Grant application to EEC by  4:00 PM on March 31, 2017.

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