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CAAPAR Instructions for Business-Community Match

The Business-Community match is an estimate of the value of extra resources, direct and in-kind, that business partners and private sector organizations provided for the academy during the previous school year.

What is a Business-Community Match?

The Business-Community match is an estimate of the value of 'extra' resources, direct and in-kind, that business partners and private sector organizations provided for the academy during the previous school year. These estimates should be reasonable approximations for their time. We ask that you value business-community participation at $75.00 per hour.

Common allowable Business-Community match expenses:

In general, we accept all Business-Community matches as long as they have plenty of detail in the explanation section. We also want to be sure that the matches are intended for academy students only.

CAPAAR Reporting Section 8 Business-Community Match

The Business-Community Match within the CAPAAR system is found in Section 8; please consider the following when completing that section:

Section 8 Example:

  1. Estimated value of Advisory Committee meetings:
    Formula: (estimated hourly cost per member x number of members x hours per meeting x number of meetings.)
    Amount: (numeric response only)
    Computation Explanation: (Show calculation of formula above. Be sure the number entered aligns with the number of business-community members listed in Section 5 – Advisory Committee Members.)
  2. Estimated value of classroom speakers:
    Formula: (estimated hourly cost per speaker x number of speakers x avg. hours per speaker.) Amount: (numeric response only) Computation Explanation: (Show calculation of the formula provided with speaker detail such as name of speaker and organization represented.)
  3. Estimated value of activities involving business (e.g.: job shadowing.) Formula: (estimated hourly cost per business representative x hours.) Amount: (numeric response only) Computation Explanation: (Show calculation of the formula provided with detail such as activity and name of organization.)
  4. Estimated value of mentors: Formula: (estimated hourly cost per mentors x hours involved in mentoring.) Amount: (numeric response only) Computation Explanation: (Show calculation of the formula provided with mentor detail such as name of mentor and organization represented.)
  5. Estimated value of field trip/study tour: Formula: (estimated hourly cost per host/tour guide x hours involved.) Amount: (numeric response only) Computation Explanation: (Show calculation of the formula provided with field trip detail such as name of destination.)
  6. Estimated value of internships: Formula: (estimated hourly cost per internship supervisor/trainer x hours involved in internship.) Amount: (numeric response only) Computation Explanation: (Show calculation of the formula provided with internship detail such as name of supervisor/trainer and organization represented.)
  7. Estimated value of other business partner activities, such as teacher internships, community service, etc.: Formula: (estimated hourly cost per business partner activity.) Amount: (numeric response only) Computation Explanation: (Show calculation of the formula provided with other activities detail such as name of activity and providing organization.)
  8. Value of other activities/business contributions not mentioned. Briefly describe activities/business contributions and any computations below: Amount: (numeric response only) Computation Explanation: (Show calculation of other activities/business contributions not mentioned with detail such as the name of the activities and/or contribution and providing organization.)

Total Match Required From Business Partners (calculated from student data):
(This is a prepopulated field is based on full funding, which year of funding you are in, and is often less than the amount paid out. We expect that schools at a minimum match the amount paid out by the State CPA grant)

Total Match from Business Partners (calculated from responses 1 - 8 above)
Total match: (The total match from Business Partners is automatically calculated from responses from 1 - 8 above. This amount may reflect more than the Total Match Required, again the goal at a minimum is to match the actual amount provided by the grant)

Should you have additional questions regarding how to complete this section of the District-Match feel free to contact, Stephen Work at 916-327-5711 or by e-mail at swork@cde.ca.gov.

Questions:   High School Innovations and Initiatives Office |916-319-0893
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