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Agricultural Career Technical Education Incentive

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

Funding Description

The Agricultural Career Technical Education Incentive Grant provides local educational agencies (LEAs) with funds to improve the quality of their agricultural career technical education programs. The goal is to maintain a high-quality, comprehensive agricultural career technical program in California's public school system to ensure a constant source of employable, trained, and skilled individuals.


Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria The LEA must be operating an approved agricultural career technical education program in its school(s). Regional Occupational Centers and Programs (ROCP) are not eligible for funds. However, ROCP classes that are an integral part of the school site's total agricultural program may be counted toward funding.
Other Eligibility Considerations The LEA must agree to participate in the Agricultural Career Technical Education Incentive Grant Program process. As part of the process, onsite reviews will be conducted by the regional supervisor.
Eligible Grade Level(s) 9, 10, 11, 12
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable


Legal Authority Education Code Article 7.5, Section 52460, Agricultural Career Technical Education Program - 2008 Budget Act Item Number 6110-167-0001
Source / Type State / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2010-11
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 7010 / 8590
Total Available $4,135,000
Recipient Amount Unavailable
Match Requirement Yes
Allocation Formula See Allocation Formula.

Important Dates

Date Application Available May 10, 2010
Due Date June 30, 2010
Expected Notification Date September 15, 2010

Additional Information

Application Agricultural Career Technical Education Incentive  []
Background Agriculture Education []
Fiscal Agriculture Education []
Other Appropriated funds may be used only to improve the agricultural education program at a site. Funds can only be used in 4000, 5000, and 6000 budget categories. Matching funds are required from non-salaried agricultural expenditures. Under certain conditions, a matching fund waiver may be obtained from the State Superintendent of Public Instruction.


Program Bob Heuvel, 916-319-0673,
Fiscal Bob Heuvel, 916-319-0673,
Division Career & College Transition Division, 916-319-0887 (phone), 916-319-0166 (fax)
Last Modified: January 25, 2013

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