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Carl D. Perkins Career & Technical Education

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

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).

Eligibility

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

Funding

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 http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r17/perkins10rfa.asp
Background http://www.cde.ca.gov/ci/ct/pk/
Fiscal http://www.cde.ca.gov/ci/ct/pk/
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.

Contacts

Program Program and Administrative Support Office
Phone : 916-324-5706
E-mail : perkins@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Program and Administrative Support Office
Phone : 916-324-5706
E-mail : perkins@cde.ca.gov
Division Career & College Transition Division
Phone : 916-445-2652
Fax : 916-327-3879

Last Modified: December 29, 2009

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