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FY2022 Early Mental Health Consultation Grant

Deadline for Application: May 13, 2021 by 4:00 PM

The FY 2022 Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation (ECMHC) Grant provides early childhood mental health consultation services through a statewide system that supports the needs of programs, educators, children and families throughout the Commonwealth.  Specifically, this grant will provide early childhood mental health consultation services that address the developmental, social and emotional, and behavioral challenges of infants and young children, help support children’s healthy development, reduce the suspension and expulsion rate in early education and care settings, and promote school success.

Summary of Services

The ECMHC services funded through this grant are designed to provide support and guidance to programs, educators, and families to address the developmental, social and emotional, and behavioral challenges of children from birth through school age. These services are intended to support program capacity to foster healthy development and promote school success of children. In addition, the grant is designed to reduce the suspension and expulsion rate in early education and care settings through building the capacity of early care and education programs to integrate tools and strategies through the support of early childhood mental health clinicians.

Who can apply

This is a renewal grant.  Only those agencies and programs that received ECMHC Grant funding in FY 2021 are eligible to apply for the renewal grant funds.

 

Eligibility requirements

Please refer to the FY 2020 ECMHC Grant Application for the list of eligibility requirements for this grant.

How to apply

The instructions for how to apply for the FY 2022 ECMHC Grant are posted on COMMBUYS, under Bid #: BD-21-1037-1CEN0-C0000-61533. Please refer to the document titled, “FY 2022 Early Childhood Mental Consultation Grant Online Application Instructions” for the instructions.

 

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@mass.gov.

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

Timeline of Grant

 

Due Date

Time

Grant Release Date: 

April 20, 2021

 

Submission of Written Inquiries:         

Applicants must submit written inquiries to: EECSubmission@mass.gov

April 26, 2021

4:00 PM

Response to Inquiries posted:    

                                          

April 30, 2021 (estimated)

 

Application Deadline:

May 13, 2021

4:00 PM

Grant Notification

June 15, 2021 (estimated)

 

Grant Start Date:                                                                       

July 1, 2021 (estimated)

 

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