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Arts and Music Block Grant (Flexible Funds)

Funding for this program is unrestricted pursuant to SBX3 4 (Chapter 12, Statutes of 2009), enacted February 2009. For additional information, please refer to the Action on 2008 and 2009 Budget Acts Web page.

Before 2008-09, funds were restricted to support the implementation of sequential standards-aligned visual and performing arts instructional programs in kindergarten and grades one through twelve, inclusive, operated by school districts, direct-funded charter schools, and county offices of education. In addition, funds were to be used for hiring of additional staff and for ongoing support of staff hired under the program, purchase of new or used materials, books, supplies and equipment, and implementing or increasing staff development opportunities to support standards-aligned arts and music instruction in grades K-12.

Eligibility

Eligible
Applicants
Local educational agencies
Required
Eligibility
Criteria
Local educational agencies that received funding in 2008-09 are eligible for funds.
Other
Eligibility
Considerations
Not applicable
Eligible
Grade Level(s)
K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Eligible
Age Level(s)
Not applicable

Funding

Legal
Authority
SBX3 4 (Chapter 12, Statutes of 2009) Section 15, SBX3 1 (Chapter 1, Statutes of 2009) as amended by ABX4 1 (Chapter 1, Statutes of 2009), Budget Item 6110-265-0001
Source / Type State / Apportionment
State Fiscal Year 2009-10
SACS Resource/
Revenue Codes
0000 / 8590
Total Available $87,979,000
Recipient
Amount
For 2009-10, LEAs will receive the same amounts as 2008-09, less approx. 5.27%
Match
Requirement
No
Allocation Formula Funding for this program from fiscal years 2009-10 through 2012-13 will be based on 2008-09 funding levels. LEAs will receive the same percentage of the available funding they received from the allocated funds in 2008-09.

Important Dates

Date
Application
Available
Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected
Notification Date
Unavailable

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background http://www.cde.ca.gov/pd/ca/vp/index.asp
Fiscal Unavailable
Flexibility http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fr/eb/yr09budgetacts.asp
Funding Resultshttp://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r14/artmusic09result.asp
Other Funding for this program is among those that are generally flexible pursuant to SBX3 4 Section 15, Education Code (EC) Section 42605, enacted in February 2009.

Contacts

Program Unavailable
Phone :
E-mail :
Fiscal Karen Almquist
Phone : 916-327-4406
E-mail : kalmquis@cde.ca.gov
Division School Fiscal Services Division
Phone : 916-323-8068
Fax : 916-327-4873

Last Modified: February 5, 2013

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