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Mandate Block Grant

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

Provide funding to county offices of education (COE), school districts and charter schools to fund the costs of various mandated programs and activities identified in Government Code (GC) Section 17581.6.

Eligibility

Eligible
Applicants
Local educational agencies
Required
Eligibility
Criteria
By August 30 of each year, an LEA that elects to receive block grant funding must submit a Mandate Block Grant Application, which represents the Letter Requesting Funding.
Other
Eligibility
Considerations
A school district or county office of education that receives Mandate Block Grant funding is not eligible to submit claims to the State Controller for reimbursement pursuant to GC Section 17560 for any costs of any state mandates included in the statutes and executive orders identified in GC Section 17581.6(e).
Eligible
Grade Level(s)
K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult
Eligible
Age Level(s)
5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, Adult

Funding

Legal
Authority
GC Section 17581.6 (as amended by Assembly Bill 86, Chapter 48/2013), Item 6110-296-0001
Source / Type State / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2013-14
SACS Resource/
Revenue Codes
0000 / 8550
Total Available $216,609,000
Recipient
Amount
See Allocation Formula
Match
Requirement
No
Allocation Formula Funds are allocated using average daily attendance (ADA) calculated as of the 2012-13 second principal apportionment. Rates are as follows: Districts receive $28 per ADA for students in grades K through 8, and $56 per ADA for students in grades 9 through 12. County offices of education receive $28 per ADA for students in grades K through 8, $56 per ADA for students in grades 9 through 12, and $1 per unit of countywide ADA. Charter schools receive $14 per ADA for students in grades K through 8, and $42 per ADA for students in grades 9 through 12.

Important Dates

Date
Application
Available
August 2, 2013
Due Date August 30, 2013
Expected
Notification Date
November 15, 2013

Additional Information

Application http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r14/mandatebg13rfa.asp
Background http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/aa/ca/mandatebg.asp
Fiscal http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/aa/ca/mandatebg.asp
Funding Resultshttp://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r14/mandatebg13result.asp
Other Unavailable

Contacts

Program Julie Klein Briggs
Phone : 916-323-6191
E-mail : mandate@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Julie Klein Briggs
Phone : 916-323-6191
E-mail : mandate@cde.ca.gov
Division School Fiscal Services Division
Phone : 916-327-0538
Fax : 916-327-4873

Last Modified: August 1, 2013

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Sacramento, CA 95814

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