FY2018 Parent-Child Home Program Expansion - Fund Code 239

Deadline for Applications: March 6, 2018 at 4:00PM

Grant description

The purpose of this grant is to provide Parent-Child Home Programs in the Gateway cities of Fall River, Brockton, Revere and Holyoke.

Who can apply

This is a competitive grant opportunity open to all official Massachusetts Parent-Child Home Program (PCHP) replication programs that currently provide PCHP services in one or more of the following communities without the support of state funds: Brockton, Fall River, Holyoke, or Revere.

Eligibility requirements

In order to be eligible for a grant award, an applicant must demonstrate in their grant application that they are able to meet the priorities and required services outlined in the grant application.

Please refer to the FY2018 Parent-Child Home Program Expansion Grant Application for the list of eligibility requirements for this grant. 

How to apply

Instructions on how to apply for the FY2018 Parent-Child Home Program Expansion Grant are posted on COMMBUYS, under Bid number BD-18-1037-1CEN0-C0000-23713.  You will need to log in to COMMBUYS to view the Bid posting. 

On the COMMBUYS posting, please refer to the document titled "FY2018 Parent-Child Home Program Expansion Grant Online Application Instructions.doc" 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


Date Due

Time Due

Grant release date:

February 13, 2018

Submission of intent to bid (send to EECSubmission@massmail.state.ma.us): February 20, 2018 4:00 PM
Submission of written inquiries
(send to
February 20, 2018 4:00 PM
Response to inquiries posted: February 23, 2018 (estimated)  

Application deadline:

March 6, 2018

4:00 PM

Notification of awards: March 21, 2018

Grant start date:

March 26, 2018


EEC reserves the right to adjust the timeframe above. It is the responsibility of the applicant to check this page and COMMBUYS for updates. 

Please note that EEC *will* disqualify any incomplete or late grant applications from consideration/review. 


Other information

The Department of Early Education and Care (EEC) expects to award a maximum of four grants through this procurement.