FY 2020 Coordinated Family and Community Engagement Expansion Grant - Fund Code 257

Deadline for Applications: June 3, 2019 by 4:00 PM

The FY 2020 Coordinated Family and Community Engagement (CFCE) Grant will provide families with access to locally-available comprehensive services and supports that strengthen families, promote optimal child development and bolster school readiness.

Who can apply

The FY2020 Coordinated Family and Community Engagement (CFCE) Expansion Grant is an open-competitive grant open to vendors that are able to demonstrate through the submission of a successful grant application that they are able to meet the priorities and required services as outlined in this grant application. 

Eligibility requirements

Current FY2019 CFCE grantees in good financial and programmatic standing with the Department of Early Education and Care are eligible to apply for the FY20 CFCE Expansion Grant.

How to apply

Instructions on how to apply for the FY2020 CFCE Expansion grant are posted on COMMBUYS, under Bid number BD-19-1037-1CEN0-C0000-38785. You will need to log in to COMMBUYS to view the Bid posting. 

Once you are logged into COMMBUYS, you can search for the grant application by the Bid number.  Please refer to the document titled "FY2020 Coordinated Family and Community Engagement (CFCE) Expansion Grant Online Application Instructions" for the instructions and link to the online application.

Commbuys assistance

View the job aid on How to Locate a Grant in COMMBUYS.

For assistance with using COMMBUYS, contact the COMMBUYS Help Desk at 1-888-627-8283 or email COMMBUYS@state.ma.us.

Timeline for grant

Procurement Activity



Grant Application Release/Posting:

May 6, 2019


Submission of Intent to Bid (send to EECSubmission@mass.gov):

 May 13, 2019

4:00 PM

Submission of Written Inquiries (send to EECSubmission@mass.gov):   

 May 13, 2019

4:00 PM

Response to Written Inquiries:

May 16, 2019 (estimated)


Application Deadline:

June 3, 2019

4:00 PM

Notification of Awards:

June 17, 2019 (estimated)


Estimated Grant Start Date:

July 1, 2019