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FY2020 Commonwealth Preschool Partnership Initiative Grant: New Cohort - Fund Code 615

Deadline for Applications: July 31, 2019

The FY2020 Commonwealth Preschool Partnership Initiative (CPPI) Grant: New Cohort funds expansion of high-quality pre-kindergarten or preschool opportunities in communities that did not receive a CPPI grant in FY19. The CPPI grant program supports partnerships between local public school districts and EEC-licensed early education programs to provide voluntary preschool for 3 and 4 year olds who will be eligible for kindergarten by September 2021.

Who can apply

This is a competitive grant opportunity open to cities, towns, regional school districts or educational collaboratives who did not receive a CPPI implementation grant in FY19. (Prior recipients of a CPPI planning grant in any fiscal year are eligible to apply.)

Eligibility requirements

Please refer to the FY 2020 Commonwealth Preschool Partnership Initiative – Cohort 2 Grant Application for the list of eligibility requirements for this grant.

How to apply

The instructions for how to apply for the FY2020 Commonwealth Preschool Partnership Initiative – Cohort 2 Grant are posted on COMMBUYS, under Bid #:  BD-19-1037-1CEN0-C0000-40339.  On the COMMBUYS posting, please refer to the document title “FY2020 Commonwealth Preschool Partnership Initiative-Cohort 2 Grant Online Application Instructions.doc” for the instructions and link to the online application.

Timeline for Grant

  Date Due Time Due

Grant Application Release/Posting:                          

June 21, 2019

 

Bidders’ conference webinar (Register online): July 2, 2019 10:00 AM–11:00 AM

Submission of Intent to Bid (email EECSubmission@mass.gov):

July 8, 2019

4:00 PM

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

July 8, 2019

4:00 PM

Post Responses to Written Inquiries:                                          

July 12, 2019 (estimated)

 

Submission Deadline:

July 31, 2019

4:00 PM

Notification of Awards:                 

August 14, 2019 (estimated)

 

Grant Start Date:                                                    

September 1, 2019

 

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