FY2020 Commonwealth Preschool Partnership Initiative (CPPI) Grant - fund code 515

Deadline for Applications: June 14, 2019

The Commonwealth Preschool Partnership Initiative (CPPI) Grants purpose is to continue to expand high-quality pre-kindergarten or preschool opportunities on a voluntary basis to children who will be eligible for kindergarten by September 2021 using the Massachusetts Preschool Expansion Grant public-private partnership model.  These grants provide communities who have received CPPI grants in FY19 the opportunity to continue the work of expanding access, aligning and improving the quality of local early education systems serving 3 and 4 year olds through partnerships between the local public school district and local EEC-licensed early education programs.

Who can apply

This is a renewal grant.  Only those agencies and programs that received CPPI funding in FY 2019 are eligible to apply for the renewal grant funds.

Eligibility Requirements

Please refer to the FY 2019 Commonwealth Preschool Partnership Initiative Grant Application for the list of the eligibility requirements for this grant.

How to apply

The instructions for how to apply for the FY2020 Commonwealth Preschool Partnership Initiative Grant are posted on COMMBUYS, under Bid #:  BD-19-1037-1CEN0-C0000-40438 .  On the COMMBUYS posting, please refer to the document title “FY2020 Commonwealth Preschool Partnership Initiative Grant Online Application Instructions.doc” for the instructions and link to the online application.

Timeline for the grant


Date Due

Time Due

Grant release date:

May 31, 2019


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

June 5, 2019

4:00 PM

Posting of Responses to Written Inquiries:                             

June 7, 2019 (estimated)


Application Deadline:

June 14, 2019

4:00 PM

Notification of Awards:

June 26,  2019 (estimated)


Grant Start Date:                                                          

July 1, 2019