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William F. Goodling Even Start Family Literacy Program

The purpose of the Even Start program is to break the cycle of poverty and low literacy by improving the academic achievement of parents and their young children, ages birth through seven years. The program integrates early childhood education, adult education, parenting education, and interactive literacy activities.

Eligibility

Eligible
Applicants
Institutions of higher education, local educational agencies, nonprofit organizations
Required
Eligibility
Criteria
A local educational agency must apply jointly with a community-based organization, public agency, institution of higher education, or other nonprofit organization. Nonprofit organizations must have a track record of working in family literacy programs.
Other
Eligibility
Considerations
Priority will be given to geographical locations within California that have never received Even Start funding and to continuing projects that have met their performance indicators.
Eligible
Grade Level(s)
Pre-K, K, 1, 2, Adult
Eligible
Age Level(s)
0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, Adult

Funding

Legal
Authority
Elementary and Secondary Education Act, No Child Left Behind, Title I, Part B, Subpart 3, Even Start Family Literacy. 2010 Budget Act Item Number 6110-136-0890
Source / Type Federal / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2010-11
SACS Resource/
Revenue Codes
3105 / 8290
Total Available $7,685,000
Recipient
Amount
$133,015 minimum; $137,265 maximum
Match
Requirement
Yes
Allocation Formula Newly funded projects receive 90 percent of the maximum award amount and require a 10 percent in-kind match. Projects selected for a second funding cycle receive 50 percent of the maximum award amount and require a 50 percent in-kind match. Projects selected for a third and fourth cycle receive 35 percent of the maximum award amount and require a 65 percent in-kind match.

Important Dates

Date
Application
Available
Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected
Notification Date
August 1, 2010

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/cd/op/evenstart.asp
Fiscal Unavailable
Other Funding is contigent upon federal allocation.

Contacts

Program Salvador Arriaga
Phone : 916-319-0275
E-mail : sarriaga@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Maria A. Amor
Phone : 916-319-0606
E-mail : mamor@cde.ca.gov
Division Early Education and Support Division
Phone : 916-319-0848
Fax : 916-319-0135

Last Modified: March 12, 2013

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