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Request for Applications

Round Three: California State Preschool Program Expansion FY 2016–17


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

The intent of this Request for Applications (RFA) is to expand California State Preschool Program (CSPP) services to eligible children statewide. This funding opportunity is available to new and existing Local Education Agency contractors. In accordance with existing law, priority will be given to applicant agencies that will be serving the highest percentage of 4-year-old children. Funding preference shall be provided to underserved areas as identified by the Local Child Care and Development Planning Council.

Program Questions: Early Education and Support Division, e-mail: CSPPRFA@cde.ca.gov

Downloading Questions: If you have any questions regarding the RFA, please submit your questions by e-mail to CSPPRFA@cde.ca.gov.

Document Description
Management Bulletin 17-05

Additional Information for Contractors

Program Overview (PDF) Program Overview for the FY 2016-17 CSPP Expansion RFA.
CSPP Expansion RFA Frequently Asked Questions Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for the FY 2016-17 CSPP Expansion RFA.
CSPP Expansion RFA Presentation Slides (PDF) Contractors may view an instructional presentation for additional technical support for the CSPP Expansion RFA.

 

The following table contains application forms and additional resources:

Document Description Instructions
Application (PDF; 5MB) Application forms for the FY 2016-17 CSPP Expansion RFA. Required for all applicants.
Application Instructions (PDF) Application instructions for the FY 2016-17 CSPP Expansion RFA. Critical instructions to reference while completing application.
FY 2017-18 Program Calendar (XLS) Attachment to the FY 2016-17 Expansion RFA. Required for all applicants.
Program Staffing Plan (DOC) Attachment to the FY 2016-17 CSPP Expansion RFA. Required for all applicants.
Statement of Fiscal Resources (DOC) Attachment to the FY 2016-17 CSPP Expansion RFA. Required for all applicants.
Form G: Weekly Activity Plan (PDF; 5MB) Program Attachment to the FY 2016-17 CSPP Expansion RFA. Required for all applicants.
Form H: Weekly Menu Planning Worksheet (PDF) Program Attachment to the FY 2016-17 CSPP Expansion RFA. Required for all applicants.
Full-day/Full-year Fiscal Forms (XLS) Full-day/Full-year fiscal forms for use in the FY 2016-17 CSPP Expansion RFA. Required for applicants who propose to provide full-day/full-year services.
Part-day/Part-year Fiscal Forms (XLS) Part-day/Part-year fiscal forms for use in the FY 2016-17 CSPP Expansion RFA. Required for applicants who propose to provide part-day/part-year services.
Request for Service-Level Exemption (Start-Up Allowance) (DOC) Optional attachment for agencies who request a start-up allowance for the FY 2016-17 CSPP Expansion RFA. Required for applicants who request a start-up allowance.
Sample Scoring Rubric (PDF) Rubric used for scoring the Program Narrative component of the FY 2016-17 CSPP Expansion RFA. Utilize scoring rubric while writing the Program Narrative.

 

Last Reviewed: Tuesday, March 14, 2017
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