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Green California Partnership Academies (CPA) Program

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


Funding Description

This is annual funding for currently operating Green California Partnership Academies (CPA) programs included in the State Budget. Funding will be provided through AB 519 for Green and Clean Academies. The CPAs are effective school/district/business partnerships, providing integrated academic and career technical instruction. The CPA model is a school-within-a-school for students interested in exploring and preparing for careers and college. Emphasis is placed on student achievement, attendance, and program accountability.

Eligibility

Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria This is annual funding for currently operating Green and Clean CPA programs provided through AB 519. Schools participating in the program must follow the specification of California Education Code sections 5469054696. This grant requires grantees to focus on clean technology and energy businesses and provide skilled workforces for the products and services for energy or water conservation, or both, renewable energy, pollution reduction, or other technologies that improve the environment in furtherance of state environmental laws. Applicants must also show their plan for achieving compliance with all CPA required components in subsequent years.
Other Eligibility Considerations Existing: In order to receive funding, CPAs must submit a Letter of Intent, committing funds to the model mandated in Education Code sections 5469054696. Each academy must also submit the 201112 Proposed Budget. These documents are due by June 30, 2011.
Eligible Grade Level(s) 10, 11, 12
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable

Funding

Legal Authority Funding provided through the Green/Clean Technology Initiative (AB 519) and Budget Act Item 6110-166-0001; California Education Code sections 5469054696.
Source / Type State / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2011-12
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 6386 / 8590
Total Available $3,277,704
Recipient Amount Per Allocation Formula
Match Requirement Yes
Allocation Formula $42,000$81,000 grants based on the program implementation level and academy student enrollment of currently operating academies. The remaining balance may be issued in one-time grants per the 2011 Budget Act, Item 6110-166-0001.

Important Dates

Date Application Available May 15, 2011
Due Date June 30, 2011
Expected Notification Date October 1, 2011

Additional Information

Application California Partnership Academies (CPA) [http://www.cde.ca.gov/ci/gs/hs/cpagen.asp]
Background California Partnership Academies (CPA) [http://www.cde.ca.gov/ci/gs/hs/cpagen.asp]
Fiscal California Partnership Academies (CPA) [http://www.cde.ca.gov/ci/gs/hs/cpagen.asp]
Funding ResultsCalifornia Partnership Academies Green Initiative [http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r17/cpagrn11result.asp]
Other Unavailable

Contacts

Program Jerry Winthrop, 916-319-0457, jwinthrop@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Jeanne Geiser, 916-319-0474, jgeiser@cde.ca.gov
Division Career & College Transition Division, 916-319-0893 (phone), 916-319-0168 (fax)
Last Modified: September 6, 2012

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