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FY2021 Coordinated Family and Community Engagement Grant - Fund code 237

Deadline for Application: May 14, 2020

The FY 2021 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

The FY2021 Coordinated Family and Community Engagement (CFCE) Grant is a renewal, non-competitive grant program. Only lead agencies who are in good financial and programmatic standing with the Department of Early Education and Care and received one or more of the following FY20 grants are eligible to apply.

    • FY20 CFCE grant
    • FY20 ParentChild+ Expansion
    • FY20 CFCE Expansion Grant for the City of Salem.

 

 

Eligibility requirements

Please refer to the FY 2018 Coordinated Family and Community Engagement (CFCE) Grant Application for the list of eligibility requirements for this grant. Please note that the timeline for the FY21 CFCE Grant is located in Appendix A in the FY21 posting. NOTE: The FY21 CFCE eligibility amounts reflect the sum of the allocations from the following FY20 grants:

    • FY20 CFCE grant
    • FY20 ParentChild+ Expansion
    • FY20 CFCE Expansion Grant for the City of Salem.

How to apply

The instructions for how to apply for the FY2021 Coordinated Family and Community Engagement (CFCE) Grant are posted on COMMBUYS, under Bid #: BD-20-1037-1CEN0-C0000-50531. Please refer to the document titled, “FY2021 Coordinated Family and Community Engagement (CFCE) Grant Online Application Instructions” for the instructions.

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.

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

Timeline for grant

 

DATE

TIME

Grant Application Release/Posting                           

April 9, 2020

 

 

Submission of Written Inquiries:        

Applicants must submit written inquiries to EECSubmission@mass.gov

April 16, 2020

4:00 PM

Responses to Written Inquiries

 

April 23, 2020 (estimated)

 

 

Application Deadline

 May 14, 2020

4:00 PM

Notification of Awards                                  

June 17, 2020 (estimated)

 

Grant Start Date                                                                    

July 1, 2020 (estimated)

 

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