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Migrant Education Family Biliteracy Program-Site Based

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

Funding Description

The California Migrant Education Family Biliteracy Program (MEFBP) is a statewide school-based family biliteracy education model. It promotes biliteracy by building upon the linguistic assets migrant families possess to model literacy strategies that families may replicate at home in the absence of a teacher and providing high quality instruction for children ages 3-5.


Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria Only established Regional Migrant Education offices funded through the California Department of Education are eligible to receive funding. Funds will go to 10 Migrant Education Regional Offices.
Other Eligibility Considerations Not applicable
Eligible Grade Level(s) Pre-K, K, 1
Eligible Age Level(s) 3, 4, 5


Legal Authority Elementary and Secondary Education Act, No Child Left Behind, Title I, Part C, Migrant Education. 2013 Budget Act Item Number 6110-125-0890
Source / Type Federal / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2013-14
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 3110 / 8290
Total Available $505,903
Recipient Amount 50,000
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Based on the number of sites, parents, children served, and the number of identified migrant children age three to five years.

Important Dates

Date Application Available August 30, 2013
Due Date September 20, 2013
Expected Notification Date September 27, 2013

Additional Information

Application Migrant Education Family Biliteracy Program Grant []
Background Migrant Education Family Biliteracy Program []
Fiscal Unavailable
Other Unavailable


Program Nancy Zarenda, 916-319-0730,
Fiscal Prakash Chand, 916-319-0624,
Division English Learner Support Division, 916-319-0851 (phone), 916-319-0138 (fax)
Last Modified: October 2, 2014

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