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New Charter School Supplemental Categorical Block Grant

Funding Description

For the 2011-12 fiscal year, a supplemental categorical block grant is available to charter schools that began operation during or after the 2008-09 fiscal year. The supplemental block grant funds may be used for any educational purpose.


Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria New charter schools that began operation during or after the 2008-09 fiscal year. An exception is that a locally or direct funded charter school that converted from a preexisting school between the 2008-09 and 2011-12 fiscal years, inclusive, is not eligible for funding.
Other Eligibility Considerations Not applicable
Eligible Grade Level(s) Not applicable
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable


Legal Authority Section 42606 of the Education Code

Item 6110-212-0001 of the Budget Act of 2011 (Chapter 33, Statutes of 2011)
Source / Type State / Apportionment
State Fiscal Year 2011-12
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 0000 / 8590
Total Available $11,000,000
Recipient Amount See Allocation Formula
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Funding is provided at a rate of $127 per unit of charter school average daily attendance (ADA) as determined at the current year second principal apportionment for charter schools commencing operations during or after the 2008-09 fiscal year.

In lieu of this supplemental grant, a school district shall provide new conversion charter schools that commenced operations within the district during or after the 2008-09 fiscal year, $127 per unit of charter school ADA as determined at the current year second principal apportionment. The school district and a new conversion charter are not precluded from negotiating an alternative funding rate. However, absent agreement from both parties on an alternative rate, the school district is obligated to provide funding at the $127 per ADA rate.

Important Dates

Date Application Available Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected Notification Date Unavailable

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Unavailable
Fiscal Unavailable
Funding ResultsRes-11: New CS Supplemental Categ Block Grant []
Other A charter school that receives funding pursuant to this grant shall not receive additional funding for programs specified in paragraph (2) of subdivision (a) of the Education Code Section 42605, with the exception of the program funded pursuant to Item 6110-211-0001 of Section 2.00 of the annual Budget Act.


Program Thi Huynh, 916-324-4555,
Fiscal Thi Huynh, 916-324-4555,
Division School Fiscal Services Division, 916-324-4541 (phone), 916-322-5102 (fax)
Last Modified: August 3, 2011
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