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Carl D. Perkins Career & Technical Education

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

Funding Description

Carl D. Perkins Career & Technical Education provides local educational agencies with funding for the improvement of secondary and postsecondary career and technical education programs. Funding is provided to (1) state institutions, including the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, and State Special Schools (Section 112); (2) secondary education programs (Section 131); and (3) postsecondary education programs (Section 132).


Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria State Special Schools and the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation are eligible to apply for Section 112 funding. High school districts, charter high schools, and county offices of education are eligible to apply for Section 131 funds. Regional Occupational Centers and Programs, and adult schools are eligible to apply for Section 132 funds.
Other Eligibility Considerations Not applicable
Eligible Grade Level(s) 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable


Legal Authority Carl D. Perkins Career & Technical Education Improvement Act of 2006 (P.L.109-270, Budget Act Item Number 6110-166-0890)
Source / Type Federal / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2013-14
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 3540, 3550, 3555 / 8290
Total Available $47,488,521
Recipient Amount Various - See Allocation Formula
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula The allocation amount for each recipient is based on the United State Census Bureau Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates (SAIPE) data.

Important Dates

Date Application Available April 10, 2013
Due Date June 3, 2013
Expected Notification Date October 1, 2013

Additional Information

Application Request for Application []
Background Perkins Career and Technical Education []
Fiscal Perkins Career and Technical Education []
Funding ResultsPerkins 2013-2014 Funding Results []
Other Perkins funding uses three separate SACS resource codes. The SACS code for secondary funding under Section 112 is 3540, and under Section 131, 3550. For Section 132, postsecondary, the SACS code is 3555.


Program Career Technical Education Administration and Management Office, 916-324-5706,
Fiscal Career Technical Education Administration and Management Office, 916-324-5706,
Division Career & College Transition Division, 916-324-5706 (phone), 916-327-3879 (fax)
Last Modified: July 17, 2013

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