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State Preschool Program FY 2012-13

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

Chapter 308, Statutes of 2008 Assembly Bill 2759, created the California State Preschool program. This program consolidated the funding for State Preschool, Prekindergarten and Family Literacy, and General Child Care center-based programs serving eligible three- and four-year-old children to create the California State Preschool Program, the largest state-funded preschool program in the nation. The program provides both part-day and full-day services that provides a culturally, linguistically, and developmentally appropriate curriculm for the children served. The program also provides meals and snacks to children, parent education, referrals to health and social services for families, and staff development opportunities to employees. The program is administered through local educational agencies, colleges, community-action agencies, and private nonprofit agencies.

Eligibility

Eligible
Applicants
Institutions of higher education, local educational agencies, nonprofit organizations, other organizations or agencies
Required
Eligibility
Criteria
California Code of Regulations, Title 5, Section 18010 states, "Contractors that intend to accept the offer to continue services in the subsequent contract period shall respond to a Continued Funding Application request from the Child Development Division in accordance with the instructions and timelines specified in the request."
Other
Eligibility
Considerations
Not applicable.
Eligible
Grade Level(s)
Pre-K
Eligible
Age Level(s)
3, 4, 5

Funding

Legal
Authority
California Education Code Section 8235; California Code of Regulations, Title 5, Division 19, Chapter 1, Article 5, Section 18010; Budget Act Chaptered 21 6110-194-0001, 6110-194-0890 and 61100-196-0001.
Source / Type State, Federal / Contract
State Fiscal Year 2012-13
SACS Resource/
Revenue Codes
6105, 5025 / 8590, 8290
Total Available $702,274,331
Recipient
Amount
Maximum Reimbursment Amount
Match
Requirement
No
Allocation Formula Child Care and Development contracts are awarded through the Management Bulletin Continued Funding process. Reimbursements are provided to contractors in monthly apportionments.

Important Dates

Date
Application
Available
October 1, 2011
Due Date December 1, 2011
Expected
Notification Date
Unavailable

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/cd/op/cdprograms.asp
Fiscal http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/aa/cd/faad.asp
Other Funding opportunity has passed.

Contacts

Program Child Development
Phone : 916-322-6233
E-mail :
Fiscal See Fiscal link in Additional Information section for the Analyst County listing.
Phone :
E-mail :
Division Early Education & Support Division
Phone : 916-322-6233
Fax : 916-323-6853

Last Modified: April 2, 2013

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Sacramento, CA 95814

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