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FY2021 ParentChild + Family Child Care Enhancement Grant - Fund Code 238

Deadline for Application: March 20, 2020 by 4:00 PM

The purpose of this grant is to enhance the quality of FCC learning environments, with a specific focus on the early literacy and school readiness components of these programs. This quality initiative is aligned with EEC’s overall focus of building the capacity of the early childhood workforce and designed to support the engagement and progression of these programs in the Massachusetts Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS).

Who can apply

This is a renewal grant.  Only those agencies and programs that received ParentChild + Family Child Care Enhancement Grant funding in FY 20 are eligible to apply for the renewal grant funds.

Eligibility requirements

Please refer to the FY 2019 ParentChild + Family Child Care Enhancement Grant Application for the list of eligibility requirements for this grant.

How to apply

The instructions for how to apply for the FY2021 ParentChild + Family Child Care Enhancement Grant are posted on COMMBUYS, under Bid #: BD-20-1037-1CEN0-C0000-48717. Please refer to the document titled, “FY2021 ParentChild + Family Child Care Enhancement 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, “ParentChild + Family Child Care Enhancement Grant

Timeline for grant

Timeline for grant 

Date Due

Time Due

Grant release date:

February 19, 2020

 

Application deadline:

March 20, 2020

4:00 PM

Grant Notification:

April 10, 2020

(estimated)

 

Grant start date:

July 1, 2020
(estimated)

 

 

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