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FY2021 Reach Out and Read - fund code 763

Deadline for Application: June 25, 2020 by 4:00 PM

The FY2021 Reach Out and Read (ROR) Grant will support the statewide implementation of the ROR evidence-based model that promotes early literacy and school readiness in pediatric exam rooms by giving new, developmentally and culturally appropriate children’s books to children and advice to parents about the importance of reading aloud.

Who can apply

This grant opportunity is open to Reach Out and Read (ROR), a nonprofit organization that gives young children a foundation for success by incorporating books into pediatric care and encouraging families to read aloud together. ROR must be able to demonstrate through the submission of a successful grant application that they are able to meet the priorities and required services as outlined in this grant application.

Eligibility requirements

Please refer to the FY 2020 Reach Out and Read Application for the list of eligibility requirements for this grant.

How to apply

The instructions for how to apply for the FY 2021 Reach Out and Read Application are posted on COMMBUYS, under Bid #: BD-21-1037-1CEN0-C0000-52362         



Commbuys assistance


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For assistance with using COMMBUYS, contact the COMMBUYS Help Desk at 1-888-627-8283 or email

If you require technical assistance with the online application, please email with the subject line, “FY2021 Reach Out and Reach Grant.”

Timeline for grant




Timeline for grant                

Due Date


Grant Application Release/Posting:                                 

June 10, 2020


Application Deadline

June 25, 2020

4:00 PM

Notification of Awards                                 

June 28, 2020 (estimated)


Grant Start Date                                                                     

July 1, 2020 (estimated)



EEC reserves the right to adjust the timeframe above. It is the responsibility of the applicant to keep up to date on changes to this Grant Application by checking this website.