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ESSER I Funding

Provides funding to LEAs through Section 18003 of the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER I) Fund, to address the impact of COVID-19 on elementary and secondary schools.


Fiscal Year 2020–21

ESSER I Funding 2020 Funding Profile - Program Description and Funding
ESSER I Funding 2020 Funding Results - Entitlements, Apportionments and Letters

Other Fiscal Information


ESSER I Funding
Application/Assurances, and Funding Sources

CARES Act Funding Home Page


Program Questions:
Questions about the application process, use of funds, and reporting requirements.

Fiscal Questions: Categorial Allocations and Audit Resolution Office,
Questions about the determination of LEA allocation amounts and the timing and apportionment of funds.

Questions:   Categorial Allocations and Audit Resolution Office |
Last Reviewed: Friday, December 22, 2023
Recently Posted in Allocations & Apportionments
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    Early Education Programs for Fiscal Year 2024-2025
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    Information pertaining to capital expenditures purchases and disposal of equipment with Title V, Part B funds.
  • Ltr2-23: First Quarter Lottery (added 02-Apr-2024)
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    Letter of projected adjustment to the School District Principal Apportionment for Student Attendance in State Special Schools in fiscal year 2023-24.

  • CSPP Fiscal Training Webinar (added 21-Feb-2024)
    The California State Preschool Program (CSPP) Fiscal Training Webinar was presented on November 7, 8, and 9, 2023. Each day of the fiscal training webinar is a separate video.