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California Department of Education
Official Letter
California Department of Education
Official Letter
May 6, 2022

Dear County Superintendents of Schools: 

First Apportionment for the
Expanded Learning Opportunities Grants
Amounts Paid from ESSER II Fund (Resource Code 3216)
Fiscal Year 2020–21

This apportionment, in the amount of $134,055,894, is made from the federal Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER II) Fund pursuant to the federal Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations (CRRSA) Act, 2021, (Public Law 116-260), and California Education Code (EC) Section 43521(a)(1) added by Section 2 of Assembly Bill (AB) 86 (Chapter 10, Statutes of 2021), and amended by Section 34 of AB 130 (Chapter 44, Statutes of 2021) and Section 12 of AB 167 (Chapter 252, Statutes of 2021). Funds are available to local educational agencies (LEAs) in support of the Expanded Learning Opportunities Grant (ELO-G).

The ESSER II Fund is one of four federal fund sources available for ELO-G in EC Section 43521(a), other federal sources which are being paid in separate apportionments are listed on the ELO-G Apportionment Overview Web Page at Information about the program, allocation and apportionments, grant award identification, applicable federal rules and regulations, and the grant award period are posted on the California Department of Education (CDE) Funding Results page at  

This apportionment provides payments to LEAs that submitted federal ELO-G Assurances by March 22, 2022. The amount paid in this apportionment reflects 25 percent of each eligible LEA’s allocation for the federal ELO-G/ESSER II Fund. In order to meet federal cash management rules and regulations, remaining federal funds will be released quarterly based on the ELO-G Quarterly Expenditure Report. For the purpose of federal allocations and apportionments, a locally funded charter school is included with the chartering authority.

Additional information regarding ELO-G, including frequently asked questions and other programmatic and reporting requirements, is available on the CDE website at Accounting guidance for ELO-G is available at

County Superintendents of Schools were notified of this apportionment by email sent to their CDEfisc email addresses. The CDE requested that the email be forwarded to school districts and charter schools in the county and included the links to this letter and the accompanying apportionment schedule posted on the CDE’s Funding results web page at

For questions regarding programmatic requirements, use of funds, and expenditure reporting, please contact the Expanded Learning Division by email at For questions concerning this apportionment or the ELO-G allocation amounts, please contact the Categorical Allocations and Audit Resolution Office by email at


Elizabeth Dearstyne, Director
School Fiscal Services Division


Last Reviewed: Tuesday, April 16, 2024
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