How to file a final grant financial report
At the close of the grant period, you must submit a Final Financial Report (FFR) for the grant that you have received for the current fiscal year. You must submit one signed report to EEC within 60 days of the close of the grant.
- The grant period ends on June 30, 2018 when all funds are assigned in the budget for expenditures allocated through June 30, 2018. The FFR1 is due by or before August 31, 2018.
- When funds are assigned in the budget on expenditures allocated in July and August 2018, the grant period ends on August 31, 2018. The FFR1 is due by or before October 31, 2018.
You must return all unexpended funds to the Department of Early Education and Care (EEC) via check. Please make the check payable to the “Commonwealth of Massachusetts-EEC” and submit it with your Final Financial Form. Forms will be included in the FY18 ECSE 262 online grant application.
EEC may negotiate with the selected grantee(s) on the specific deliverable and timeline for their completion prior to the commencement of this project. Payments will be made according to the final negotiated terms. EEC will have sole discretion to determine whether a deliverable has been successfully completed by a Grantee thereby triggering a payment.
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FY18 262 – Final Financial Reports
The initial project duration of the Fund 262 SPED grant is September 1 to August 31. However, federal law allows eligible school districts to request and expend funds for an additional 15 months through a process referred to as the Tydings Option. This process allows school districts to expend unliquidated funds originally designated for one state fiscal year into the next state fiscal year.