FY2018 Parent-Child Home Program Expansion: Holyoke - Fund Code 239

Deadline for Applications: March 23, 2018 at 4:00PM

Grant description

The purpose of this grant is to provide Parent-Child Home Programs in the Gateway city of Holyoke.

Who can apply

This is a competitive grant opportunity open to official Massachusetts Parent-Child Home Program (PCHP) replication sites in the Gateway city of Holyoke that are currently offering PCHP in this community without the support of state funds.

Eligibility requirements

Eligible vendors must be 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. A maximum of one grant will be awarded through this procurement.

How to apply

The instructions for how to apply for the FY2018 PCHP Expansion Grant are posted on COMMBUYS, under Bid #: BD-18-1037-1CEN0-C0000-24803. On the COMMBUYS posting, please refer to the document title “FY2018 PCHP 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:

March 16, 2018

Submission of intent to bid (send to EECSubmission@mass.gov): March 20, 2018 4:00 PM
Submission of written inquiries
(send to
March 20, 2018 4:00 PM
Response to inquiries posted: March 21, 2018 (estimated)  

Application deadline:

March 23, 2018

4:00 PM

Notification of awards: April 2, 2018

Grant start date:

April 9, 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 one grant through this procurement.