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Consolidated Application (ConApp)

Note: The due date for the request for applications has passed. This page is for reference and administration of funding.

The Consolidated Application is used by the California Department of Education to distribute categorical funds from various state and federal programs (e.g., Economic Impact Aid, Title I, Part A) to county offices, school districts, and charter schools throughout California. Every local educational agency (LEA) certifies the Spring Release data collections to document participation in categorical programs and provide assurances that the LEA will comply with the legal requirements of each program. The Winter Release of the application, certified in January of the following year, contains the LEA's entitlements for each funded program. Out of each state and federal program entitlement, LEAs allocate funds for indirect costs of administration for programs operated by the LEA and for programs operated at schools.

Program Questions: Linda Parker, e-mail:, tel. 916-319-0297

Downloading Questions: Contact the Consolidated Application (ConApp) Support Desk, e-mail:, tel. 916-319-0297. For any other questions, please refer to the ConApp Contacts.

Document Description
ConApp and Reporting System (CARS)
Link to the CARS logon screen.
ConApp Cover Letter (Updated 27-Dec-2013) Highlights of most notable changes in the ConApp and its categorical programs.
Program Guidance (Updated 27-Dec-2013)
Program-specific guidance.

Certifications and Assurances

Document Description

Legal Assurances (Updated 08-May-2013)

Required as a condition of receiving funds. Applicants do not need to sign and return them with the application; they must be printed and kept on file for compliance reviews, complaint investigations, or audits. Program-specific assurances are not included here and should be listed separately on the Request for Application.

More about Consolidated Application (ConApp)

Last Reviewed: Tuesday, October 27, 2015
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