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The Department has moved to 135 Santilli Highway in Everett. The Department's office and Licensure Welcome Center are open. The new location has free parking and is a short walk from the Wellington station on the MBTA's Orange Line.
Adult and Community Learning Services (ACLS)

Adult Education Funding Opportunities

Question and Answer documents to RFP's will be posted in the column labeled — Attachments. They will be updated weekly for RFP's until the closing date listed in each RFP.

Funding YearFund CodeProgram NameDate PostedDate DueGrant TypeType of FundingAttachmentsContact
FY25 452 FY2025: Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (Perkins V) Competitive Grant 4/9/2024 5/10/2024 Competitive Federal yvonne.c.gittelson@mass.gov
FY25 306 FY2025: Title I, Part D, Subpart 1 for State Correctional Educational Agencies 4/1/2024 5/10/2024 Federal Federal yvonne.c.gittelson@mass.gov
FY24-FY25 494/495 FY2024 & FY2025: Workplace Education Grant 2/8/2024 Phase 1: March 15, 2024 Phase 2: June 5, 2024 Competitive State, Federal FY24 Workplace Education Bidders Conference wayne.yee@mass.gov
FY24-FY25 494/495 FY2024 & FY2025: Workplace Education Grant 2/8/2024 Phase 1: March 15, 2024 Phase 2: June 5, 2024 Competitive State, Federal FY24 Workplace Education RFP Q & A wayne.yee@mass.gov
FY25 538 FY2025: MassLINKS — Adult Education Virtual School 2/8/2024 3/22/2024 Competitive State FY2025 MassLINKS RFP Q & A Paula.Jurigian@mass.gov
FY24 565 FY2024: Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (Perkins V) in Correctional Institutions (Planning Grant) 2/12/2024 2/26/2024 Competitive State yvonne.c.gittelson@mass.gov
FY24-FY25 0671/0661/0359 MassSTEP ABE and MassSTEP ESOL Planning and Implementation Requests for Proposals 2/6/2024 Planning: March 1, 2024 Implemenation: April 26, 2024 Competitive State, Federal Adult Education Data for New Applicants Derek.Kalchbrenner@mass.gov
FY24-FY25 0671/0661/0359 MassSTEP ABE and MassSTEP ESOL Planning and Implementation Requests for Proposals 2/6/2024 Planning: March 1, 2024 Implemenation: April 26, 2024 Competitive State, Federal Adult Education Data for Current Grantees Derek.Kalchbrenner@mass.gov
FY24-FY25 0671/0661/0359 MassSTEP ABE and MassSTEP ESOL Planning and Implementation Requests for Proposals 2/6/2024 Planning: March 1, 2024 Implemenation: April 26, 2024 Competitive State, Federal FY25 MassSTEP ESOL and ABE Planning and Implementation RFP Q and A Derek.Kalchbrenner@mass.gov
FY23-FY24 494/495 Workplace Education 2/6/2023 2/17/2023: Phase 1 5/26/2023: Phase 2 Competitive Federal FY23-FY24 Workplace Education Q & A Wayne.yee@mass.gov
FY24 668 Adult Education Transition to College 12/30/2022 2/24/2023 Competitive State FY24 Transition to College Q & A 781-338-3850
FY24-FY28 340/345/359 Adult Education and Family Literacy Services 7/25/2022 10/24/2022 Competitive State, Federal FY24-FY28 Adult Education RFP Q & A (CALC/AECI) 781-338-3850
FY24 285/563 Adult Education in Correctional Institutions Program Services 7/25/2022 10/24/2022 Competitive State, Federal FY24-FY28 Adult Education RFP Q & A (CALC/AECI) 781-338-3850
FY24 287 Primary Instruction by Volunteers 8/29/2022 1/23/2023 Competitive State FY24 Primary Instruction by Volunteers RFP Q & A 781-338-3850
FY23-FY24 661/671/359 FY2023 & FY2024: MassSTEP ABE and MassSTEP ESOL Planning and Implementation Requests for Proposals 2/2/2023 02/17/2023: Planning 5/12/2023: Implementation Competitive State, Federal FY23-FY24 MassSTEP ESOL and ABE Planning and Implementation RFP Q and A melissa.b.viscovich@mass.gov
FY23 452 Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (Perkins V) Competitive Grant 8/19/2022 9/13/2022 Competitive Federal FY23 Adult Education Perkins RFP Q&A 781-338-3850
FY23 661/671/359 MassSTEP ABE and ESOL 6/30/2022 8/5/2022 Competitive State, Federal MassSTEP ABE and ESOL RFP Q & A Derek.Kalchbrenner@mass.gov
FY23 340/671/345/661/359/285/563 Adult Education Services Continuation 5/11/2022 6/3/2022 Continuation State, Federal Michelle.Perry@mass.gov
FY23 850 High School Equivalency Test Centers 5/3/2022 6/3/2022 Continuation State Michael.A.Farma@mass.gov
FY23 668 Adult Education Transition to Community College 4/19/2022 5/20/2022 Continuation State Derek.Kalchbrenner@mass.gov
FY23 287 Primary Instruction by Volunteers 4/15/2022 6/3/2022 Continuation State Wyvonne.Stevens-Carter@mass.gov
FY23 494 Workplace Education 4/14/2022 6/3/2022 Continuation Federal Kathleen.T.Rodriguez@mass.gov

Last Updated: April 11, 2024

 
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