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Request for Applications

California Career Pathways Trust


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

Funding in the amount of $249,750,000 has been appropriated as part of Assembly Bill 86 for the establishment of kindergarten through grade fourteen Career Pathways Programs in the form of one-time competitive grants. Grants will be available for the 2014-15 fiscal year through the 2017-18 fiscal year.

Program Questions: Lisa Reimers, Education Programs Consultant, e-mail: lreimers@cde.ca.gov, tel. 916-324-5634

Downloading Questions: Darlene Kunz, Career and College Transition, dkunz@cde.ca.gov, tel. 916-319-0464


Document Description
Announcement Letter The California Department of Education (CDE) is pleased to announce the availability of funds for the California Career Pathways Trust (CCPT). This is a one-time competitive grant that will be available for the 2014–15 fiscal year through the 2017–18 fiscal year.
Letter of Intent to Apply (DOC)
Due date: Friday, February 14, 2014 (CLOSED)
The Letter of Intent to Apply is required to enable the CDE staff to prepare for the grant application review process. Agencies that do not submit this Letter of Intent to Apply to the CDE will be excluded from participating in the grants application process.
List of Agencies Provides a list of agencies that submitted a Letter of Intent to Apply and who are eligible to proceed in the CCPT application process.
Request for Application (DOC)
Due date: Friday, March 28, 2014
The Request For Application describes the elements of the California Career Pathways Trust and contains instructions for applying.
Online Application External link opens in new window or tab. Applicants will complete and submit the CCPT Application Narrative and all required forms to the CDE.
Online Application Submission Instructions Provides instructions on how to submit your application online.
Application Workshops

Provides the date, time, and location of three workshops and one webinar to be held throughout California. The workshops and webinar will provide an overview of the RFA and offer potential applicants an opportunity to ask questions.

This also provides the date and time of one webinar that will provide information to potential applicants regarding the online application process and to ask questions related to the application online system. (It is highly recommended to attend.)

Certifications and Assurances

Document Description
General Assurances & Certifications
(Posted May-2013)
Required as a condition of receiving funds. Applicants do not need to sign and return them with the application; they must be downloaded and kept on file for compliance reviews, complaint investigations, or audits. Applicants that participate in the Consolidated Application (ConApp) should have a copy on file and do not need another copy. Program-specific assurances are not included here and should be listed separately on the Request for Application.

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