Dear Executive Officers and Program Directors of Child Care and Development Programs:
The California Department of Education (CDE) anticipates Facilities Renovation and Repair (FRR) funds of $5 million for fiscal year (FY) 2012–13 as proposed in the Governor’s Budget. Funding for FRR projects is subject to the availability and approval of funds in the Budget Act. The FRR funds will provide contractors assistance in their efforts to maintain healthy, safe, and accessible environments for children participating in state-subsidized child care and development programs. The Request for Applications (RFA) [http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r2/frr12rfa.asp] outlines all requirements for the FRR funds.
All applicants must be a CDE contractor to be eligible for FRR funding.
Submit all questions pertaining to this RFA via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than April 19, 2012. All questions will be compiled and answers will be e-mailed to all applicants who submit a question or request a copy.
The completed FRR application is due to the CDE,CDD by Thursday, May 17, 2012, at 5 p.m.
If you have any questions regarding this subject, please contact Holly Miller, Associate Governmental Program Analyst, Child Development Division, by phone at 916-323-7195 or by e-mail at email@example.com.
Lupita Cortez Alcala, Deputy Superintendent
Instruction & Learning Support Branch