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  • Adult and Community Learning Services (ACLS)

    Funding Opportunities

    Adult Education Services Funding Opportunities Timeline

    ACLS has listed the available funding opportunities in the chart shown below. Each Adult Education service has a specific timeline for when ACLS will post the funding opportunity, when the grant application will be due, the time for awarding the grant and the implementation start and end years. All funding timelines noted are anticipated dates and are listed for planning purposes only. Actual grant postings may be earlier or later than noted on this chart.

    Adult Education Funding Timeline for Grant Opportunities

    FY2023 Adult Education Continuation Grants


    FY2022 Adult Education Continuation Grants

    Note: A virtual bidders conference will be held on December 17, 2020 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM. If you wish to attend, please email KarenA.DeCoster@Mass.Gov for a conference link.

    The presentation materials will be mailed upon request to Karen DeCoster .


    Adult Education FY2021 Continuation Grant


    FY2021: FC495 Open and Competitive Workplace Education Grant


    FY2021-2023 FC 668 Adult Education Transition to Community College Open and Competitive RFP


    FC452 Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (Perkins V) in Correctional Institutions Competitive RFP

    FY2020-2022 Adult Education ABE and ESOL Instructional Services RFP — Boston Workforce Development Region

    FY2020-2022 Adult Education Service Open and Competitive Request for Proposals

    CALC Bidders Conference Webiner
    July 26, 2019 from 1–3pm, access the webinar through Open & Competive Bidders Conference.
    Call-in number 1.877.820.7831/ passcode: 277528#
    Passcode to enter webinar: 2019

    FY2020-2022 Integrated English Literacy and Civics Education and Integrated Education and Training


    FY2020-2022 Workplace Education Open and Competitive Request for Proposals


    Adult Education FY2020 Continuation Grant


    Community Adult Learning Centers RFP


    FY2019 Integrated English Literacy and Civics Education (IELCE) and Integrated Education and Training (IET) Request for Proposals (RFP)


    FY2019 Perkins IV Corrections Institutions RFP


    FY2019-2021 Open and Competitive Workplace Education Planning Grants

    FY2019-2022 Open and Competitive Adult Education Professional Development System RFP


    FY2019-2022 Open and Competitive Request for Proposals (RFP)


    Updates and Additional Information

    Questions regarding the FY2019 Open and Competitive Request for Proposals must be submitted to the Department in writing. Email all questions to ABERFP@doe.mass.edu by November 17, 2017. Answers will be posted on a weekly basis to the Funding Adult and Community Services webpage. For assistance utilizing the FAQ mailbox call the ACLS receptionist at (781) 338-3850.

    FY2018-FY2020 Multi-Year Open and Competitive Requests for Proposals (RFPs) for Adult Basic Education Transition to Community College


    Last Updated: July 1, 2022

     
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