FY2020 Coordinated Family and Community Engagement Grant - Fund Code 237

Deadline for Applications: May 3, 2019 by 4:00 PM

The FY2020 Coordinated Family and Community Engagement (CFCE) Grant will provide families with access to locally-available comprehensive services and supports that strengthen families, promote optimal child development and bolster school readiness.

Who can apply

This a continuation grant program that is only open to those lead agencies who received a Fund Code 237 - Coordinated Family and Community Engagement (CFCE) Grant in FY2019.

Eligibility requirements

Please refer to the FY2020 Coordinated Family and Community Engagement (CFCE) Grant Application in COMMBUYS for the full list of eligibility requirements for this grant. 

How to apply

Instructions on how to apply for the FY2020 CFCE grant are posted on COMMBUYS, under Bid number: BD-19-1037-1CEN0-C0000-36980.   

Please note that only FY2018 CFCE grantees can access the FY2020 grant application on COMMBUYS, through their agency's registered COMMBUYS account.

Once you are logged into COMMBUYS, you can search for the grant application by the Bid number.  Please refer to the document titled "FY2020 Coordinated Family and Community Engagement (CFCE) Online Application Instructions" 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.

If you require technical assistance with the online application, please email EECSubmission@mass.gov with the subject line, “FY2020 CFCE Grant.”

Timeline for grant


Date Due

Time Due

Grant release date:

March 20, 2019


Bidders' Webinar (register online):

April 1, 2019

12:30-2:30 PM                  

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

April 3, 2019

4:00 PM

Response to Written Inquiries:                             

April 10, 2019 (estimated)


Application Deadline:

May 3, 2019

4:00 PM

Notification of Awards:

June 17,  2019 (estimated)


Grant Start Date:                                                          

July 1, 2019 (estimated)