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Career Technical Student Organizations (CTSO)

Funding Description

CTSOs are a valued instructional component utilized to teach leadership and interpersonal skills development for students in career technical education programs. State legislation provides funds to maintain and strengthen the six CTSOs operating in California.


Eligible Applicants Nonprofit organizations
Required Eligibility Criteria National CTSOs have granted the California Department of Education (CDE) charters for the state operation of CTSOs in California. Applicants are limited to only the six organizations recognized by the CDE to run the state operation of each CTSO.
Other Eligibility Considerations Contracts are non-competitive and awarded only to the six organizations recognized by the CDE to run the state operation of each CTSO.
Eligible Grade Level(s) 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable


Legal Authority Budget Act Item 6110-117-0001
Source / Type State / Contract
State Fiscal Year 2011-12
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 7810 / 8590
Total Available $469,000
Recipient Amount See Allocation formula below – Amounts range from $43,341.10 to $229,802.00.
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Allocations are formula driven based on FY 09-10 membership figures of each CTSO. Final allocations are:
$ 48,080.00 - CA Association FHA-HERO
$229,802.00 - CA Association Future Farmers of America
$ 46,594.92 - Cal-HOSA, Inc.
$ 56,035.00 - CA Future Business Leaders of America
$ 45,145.88 - CA Association of DECA, Inc.
$ 43,341.10 - CA Association of SkillsUSA, Inc.

Important Dates

Date Application Available Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected Notification Date October 31, 2012

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Career Technical Education Student Organizations []
Fiscal Unavailable
Other Unavailable


Program Julie Parr, 916-323-2469,
Fiscal Julie Parr, 916-323-2469,
Division Career & College Transition Division, 916-324-5706 (phone), 916-327-3879 (fax)
Last Modified: October 9, 2012

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