FY2020 - Durable Goods (Materials) Grant for Families Home with Young Children - Fund Code 764

Deadlines for Survey Monkey/Applications: May 8, 2020-EXTENDING DUE DATE: MAY 15, 2020 by 4:00 PM

The Department of Early Education and Care (EEC) is offering materials, such as books and toys, to families to support the education and care of infants and toddlers who home as a result of the Commonwealth’s Executive Order extending closing all non-emergency childcare programs through at least June 29, 2020. 

Who can apply

Parents and caregivers of young children who are home with children as a result of the Commonwealth’s Executive Order closing all non-emergency childcare programs may apply.

Eligibility requirements

  1. Children must currently receive an EEC subsidy under one of the following priority population groups:
    1. Through a referral from the Department of Children and Families (DCF) for a contracted slot or voucher;
    2. Though the Young Parent Child Care Services Program (formerly known as the Teen Parent Program); or
    3. Through a Homeless Child Care contract slot.
  2. Children must be infants (1 month to 14 months of age) or toddlers (15 months to 33 months of age).

How to apply

The instructions for how to apply for the FY2020 Durable Goods (Materials) Grant for Families Home with Young Children are posted on COMMBUYS, under Bid #:  BD-20-1037-1CEN0-C0000-51167

COMMBUYS assistance

To learn how to register on COMMBUYS View the job aids listed: Job Aids for Vendors Using COMMBUYS

Job Aids for new vendors:  Vendor Training Courses

View the job aid on How to Locate a Grant on 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 Application Posted 

May 1, 2020

 

Submission Deadline for Grant Applications:

Español: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/EECMateriales

May 15, 2020

4:00 PM

Notification of Awards (Estimated): To be provided within three business days of submitting the Survey                                  

Will be no later than May 13

 

Delivery Start Date (Estimated): Basis for eligible programs on a first-come/first-served basis Will be no later than May 14  

Grantees must contact Philip Steigman at Philip.steigman@mass.gov within one (1) week to confirm that they have received their collection of durable goods from Kaplan.

Within one week of receiving materials

 

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