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Carl D. Perkins Career & Technical Education

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

Funding Description

Carl D. Perkins Career & Technical Education provides local educational agencies with funding for the improvement of secondary and postsecondary career and technical education programs. Funding is provided to (1) state institutions, including the Department of Corrections (Section 112); (2) secondary education programs (Section 131); and (3) postsecondary programs (Section 132).


Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria State Special Schools, the California Youth Authority, and the California Department of Corrections are eligible to apply for Section 112 funding. High school districts, charter high schools, county-operated court and community schools, and the California Youth Authority schools are eligible to apply for Section 131 funds. Regional Occupational Centers and Programs, adult schools, and community colleges are eligible to apply for Section 132 funds.
Other Eligibility Considerations To be eligible to receive a 2010-11 Perkins IV grant, the Intent to Apply form must be completed and submitted to the Program and Administrative Support Office, postmarked or faxed by February 1, 2010. Private schools are not eligible to apply.
Eligible Grade Level(s) 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable


Legal Authority Carl D. Perkins Career & Technical Education Improvement Act of 2006 (P.L.109-270)
Source / Type Federal / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2010-11
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 3540, 3550, 3555 / 8290
Total Available $58,081,745
Recipient Amount Based on allocation formula
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Unavailable

Important Dates

Date Application Available January 1, 2010
Due Date May 1, 2010
Expected Notification Date July 1, 2010

Additional Information

Application Perkins Application for Funding []
Background Perkins Career and Technical Education []
Fiscal Perkins Career and Technical Education []
Other Perkins funding uses three separate SACS resource codes. The SACS code for secondary funding under Section 112 is 3540, and under Section 131, 3550. For Section 132, postsecondary, the SACS code is 3555.


Program Program and Administrative Support Office, 916-324-5706,
Fiscal Program and Administrative Support Office, 916-324-5706,
Division Career & College Transition Division, 916-445-2652 (phone), 916-327-3879 (fax)
Last Modified: December 29, 2009

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