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California Partnership Academies Green Academy Planning Grants

NOTE: The application due date for this program has passed.


Funding Description

Funding is available for the Green California Partnership Academies (CPA) planning grants and is contingent on inclusion in the approved State Budget. Funding will be provided through AB519 for Green and Clean Academies. The CPAs are effective school/district/business partnership, providing integrated academic and career technical instruction. The CPA model is a school-within-a-school for students interested in exploring and preparing for careers and college.

Eligibility

Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria This is special funding provided through AB 519 for Green and Clean CPA programs. Schools participating in the program must follow the specification of California Education Code sections 54690-54696. This Request for Application (RFA) is for 17 planning grants for 2009-10 for schools intending to implement a California Partnership Academy in “green” careers in 2010-11. Applicants must also show their plan for achieving compliance with all CPA required components in subsequent years.
Other Eligibility Considerations This grant would require grantees to create partnership academies that focus on clean technology and energy businesses and provide skilled workforces for the products and services for energy or water conservation, or both, renewable energy, pollution reduction, or other technologies that improve the environment in furtherance of state environmental laws.
Eligible Grade Level(s) 10, 11, 12
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable

Funding

Legal Authority Funding provided through the Green/Clean Technology Initiative (AB 519) and Budget Item 6110-166-0001; California Education Code sections 54690-54696.
Source / Type State / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2009-10
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 6386 / 8590
Total Available $3,517,000
Recipient Amount $29,000 for up to 18 planning grants
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Unavailable

Important Dates

Date Application Available November 2, 2009
Due Date December 14, 2009
Expected Notification Date January 15, 2010

Additional Information

Application Request for Applications 2009-10 [http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r17/cpagreen09rfa.asp]
Background California Partnership Academies (CPA) [http://www.cde.ca.gov/ci/gs/hs/cpagen.asp]
Fiscal California Partnership Academies (CPA) [http://www.cde.ca.gov/ci/gs/hs/cpagen.asp]
Other Unavailable

Contacts

Program Karen Shores, Education Programs Consultant, 916-319-0478, kshores@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Jeanne Geiser, Staff Services Analyst, 916-319-0474, jgeiser@cde.ca.gov
Division Career & College Transition Division, 916-319-0893 (phone), 916-319-0168 (fax)
Last Modified: January 11, 2010

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