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Mandate Block Grant

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


Funding Description

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(e).

Eligibility

Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria 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), Budget Item 6110-296-0001
Source / Type State / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2014-15
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 0000 / 8550
Total Available $218,188,000
Recipient Amount See allocation formula.
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Funds are allocated using average daily attendance (ADA) calculated as of the 2013-14 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 8, 2014
Due Date September 2, 2014
Expected Notification Date November 15, 2014

Additional Information

Application RFA-14: Mandate Block Grant [http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r14/mandatebg14rfa.asp]
Background Mandate Block Grant [http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/aa/ca/mandatebg.asp]
Fiscal Mandate Block Grant [http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/aa/ca/mandatebg.asp]
Funding ResultsRes-14: Mandate Block Grant [http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r14/mandatebg14result.asp]
Other Unavailable

Contacts

Program Julie Klein Briggs, 916-323-6191, jbriggs@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Julie Klein Briggs, 916-323-6191, jbriggs@cde.ca.gov
Division School Fiscal Services Division, 916-327-0538 (phone), 916-327-4873 (fax)
Last Modified: August 7, 2014

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