FY 2020 StrongStart Training and Technical Assistance Grant - Fund Code 323

Deadline for Application: May 24, 2019 by 4:00 PM

The purpose of the FY20 StrongStart Training and Technical Assistance Grant is to secure a single vendor to establish regional professional development centers that provide universal training and tiered technical assistance for early education and care professionals that is aligned with EEC’s licensing requirements, program quality standards and core competencies for early educators.  The regional professional development centers that are established through the FY20 StrongStart Training and Technical Assistance Grant will provide tiered technical assistance (e.g. advising, consultation, coaching, professional learning communities) to programs referred by EEC licensing and to programs participating in the Massachusetts Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS), across all levels and setting types.  

Who can apply

This is a competitive grant open to all interested vendors.

Eligibility requirements

Please refer to the FY2020 StrongStart Training and Technical Assistance Grant Application for the list of eligibility requirements for this grant.

How to apply

The instructions for how to apply for the FY2020 StrongStart Training and Technical Assistance Grant are posted on COMMBUYS, under Bid #: BD-19-1037-1CEN0-C0000-37964. Please refer to the document titled, “FY2020 StrongStart Training and Technical Assistance Grant Online Application Instructions” for the instructions.

 

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

                                                                                                 

Timeline for grant    

Due Date

Time  

Grant Release Date:                               

April 9, 2019

 

Bidder's Webinar (register at          

FY2020 StrongStart Training and TA Webinar):           

April 17, 2019

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM                

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

April 22, 2019

4:00 PM

Submission of Intent to Bid

(send to EECSubmission@mass.gov):

April 22, 2019

4:00 PM

Response to Inquiries Posted:                                             

April 29, 2019 (estimated)

 

Application Deadline:

May 24, 2019

4:00 PM

Grant Start Date:                                                                      

July 1, 2019 (estimated)

 

 

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