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Mandate Block Grant

Note: The due date for the request for applications has passed. This page is for reference and administration of funding.

Provide funding to county offices of education (COE), school districts and charter schools to support various mandated programs. COEs and districts may choose to either receive the mandate block grant funding or submit a mandate reimbursement claim with the State Controller Office.

Program Questions: Julie Klein Briggs, e-mail:, tel. 916-323-6191

Downloading Questions: Julie Klein Briggs, e-mail:, tel. 916-323-6191; Tonya Holmes, email:, tel. 916-323-6028

Document Description
Mandate Block Grant Letter
Letter announcing the Mandate Block Grant Program

Letter of Intent
Fiscal Year 2012–13 due October 1, 2012
(no longer available)

Email Letter of Intent (scanned in PDF format) to:

Fax Letter of Intent to: 916-327-4873
Attention: Mandates

Mail Letter of Intent to:
California Department of Education
School Fiscal Services Division
1430 N Street, Suite 3800
Sacramento, CA 95814-5901
Attention: Mandates

Mandates Supported by Block Grant (PDF)

A list of the mandated activities this block grant supports as updated by Senate Bill 1028 (Chapter 575, Statutes of 2012).

More about Mandate Block Grant

Last Reviewed: Tuesday, October 11, 2016
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