Request for Proposals
School Readiness Grant Program
Quality Enhancement Grant Program
Ansonia Public Schools
Connecticut General Statutes: Sections 10-16o through 10-16r and Sections 10-16t through 10-16u
Any program that wishes to become a provider of School Readiness services in Ansonia must complete and submit a proposal to the Valley Early Childhood Regional Council for approval. All local RFP submissions will be reviewed by the Valley Early Childhood Regional Council and scored.
All School Readiness providers must be willing and able to comply with all legislated mandates. Please see the web site below for copies of the School Readiness General Policies, which are established by the State Department of Education, Office of Early Childhood: http://www.ct.gov/oec/generalpolicies - Click on "School Readiness" to view the latest versions of these policies.
There are two Requests for Proposals available:
School Readiness Grant - Programs interested in participating in the open-bid process must contact Krista Gambino, Ansonia School Readiness Liaison, on or before April 7, 2017 for a Request for Proposal application and additional information. Applicants should apply early in order to complete the application by the due date of April 21, 2017.
Quality Enhancement Grant -The Quality Enhancement Grant Program Local Request for Proposal is available for the July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018 fiscal year. The purpose of the Quality Enhancement Grant is to provide funding for programs that focus on education and early care that address quality standards and/or expand comprehensive services for children and families.
Submission/ Due Date - Eligible applicants must submit an application for the program year July 1, 2017-June 30, 2018. Grant award letters will be issued annually based on the annual appropriation of the Connecticut Legislature and the grant recipient’s compliance with the program requirements. The due date for completed grant applications is 1:00 p.m. on April 21, 2017.
Contact Information: Krista Gambino, Ansonia School Readiness Coordinator, 115 Howard Avenue, Ansonia, CT 06401, e-mail: [email protected] or telephone, 203-736-5052.