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State Preschool Program FY 2013-14

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

Funding Description

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.


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


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 2013-14
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 6105, 5025 / 8590, 8290
Total Available $731,526,079
Recipient Amount Maximum Reimbursement 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, 2012
Due Date December 1, 2012
Expected Notification Date Unavailable

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Child Care and Development Programs []
Fiscal Fiscal Apportionment Analyst Directory  []
Funding ResultsFY 2013-14 CSPP Funding Results []
Other Funding opportunity has passed.


Program Child Development Field Services Consultant, 916-322-6233
Fiscal Unavailable
Division Early Education & Support Division, 916-322-6233 (phone), 916-323-6853 (fax)
Last Modified: March 5, 2014

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