FY2019 Career Pathways Grant - Fund Code 325

Deadline for Applications: January 4, 2018 at 4:00 PM

Through the Career Pathways Grant, the Department of Early Education and Care (EEC) seeks to engage Massachusetts community college partners to promote and expand professional development opportunities and higher education certificate and degree attainment for the early childhood education and out-of-school time (ECE/OST) workforce. Initiatives supported through the grant focus on identifying the recruitment and training needs specific to the ECE/OST workforce, expanding opportunities for career advancement and retention, and early education and care stakeholder, employer and industry collaboration.

Who can apply

This is a competitive grant application that is open to all public community colleges located in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Eligibility requirements

Please refer to the FY 2019 Early Childhood Education Career Pathways Grant Application for the list of eligibility requirements for this grant.

How to apply

Instructions on how to apply for the Early Childhood Education Career Pathways Grant are posted on COMMBUYS, under Bid #: BD-19-1037-1CEN0-C0000-32231.  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 "Early Childhood Education Career Pathways Grant Online Application Instructions.doc" for the instructions and link to the online application.

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: November 16, 2018  
Webinar (register online): November 29, 2018 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Submission of Intent to Bid (email to EECSubmission@mass.gov): December 3, 2018 4:00 PM
Submission of written inquiries
(email to EECSubmission@mass.gov):
December 3, 2018 4:00 PM
Response to inquiries posted: December 10, 2018
Application deadline: January 4, 2018 4:00 PM
Notification of awards: January 28, 2018
Grant start date: February 1, 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.


FY19 Career Pathways- Fund Code 325


Name of agency Mailing address Award amount
Bristol Community College 777 Elsbree Street
Fall River, MA 02720
Bunker Hill Community College 250 New Rutherford Ave
Boston, MA 02129
Cape Cod Community College 2240 Iyannough Road
West Barnstable, MA 02668
Holyoke Community College 303 Homestead Avenue
Holyoke, MA 01040
Massachusetts Bay Community College 50 Oakland Street
Wellesley Hills, MA 02481
Massasoit Community College 1 Massasoit Boulevard
Brockton, MA 02302
Middlesex Community College 33 Kearney Square
Lowell, MA 01852
Mount Wachusett Community College 444 Green Street
Gardner, MA 01440
North Shore Community College 1 Ferncroft Road, LE-217
Danvers, MA 01923
Quinsigamond Community College 670 West Boylston St
Worcester, MA 01606
Roxbury Community College 1234 Columbus Avenue
Roxbury, MA 02120
Springfield Technical Community College One Armory Square
PO Box 9000, Suite 1
Springfield, MA 01102


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