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Mandate Block Grant, Fiscal Year 2015-16

NOTE: The application due date for this program has passed.


Funding Description

Provide funding to county offices of education (COE), school districts and charter schools to fund the costs of various mandated programs and activities identified in Government Code (GC) Section 17581.6(e).

Eligibility

Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria For each fiscal year that a local educational agency (LEA) elects to receive block grant funding, it must submit a Mandate Block Grant Application which represents the Letter Requesting Funding.
Other Eligibility Considerations A school district or county office of education that receives Mandate Block Grant funding is not eligible to submit claims to the State Controller for reimbursement pursuant to GC Section 17560 for any costs of any state mandates included in the statutes and executive orders identified in GC Section 17581.6(e).
Eligible Grade Level(s) K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Eligible Age Level(s) 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18

Funding

Legal Authority GC Section 17581.6 (as amended by AB 104, Chapter 13, 2015), Budget Item 6100-296-0001
Source / Type State / Apportionment
State Fiscal Year 2015-16
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 0000 / 8550
Total Available $219,461,000
Recipient Amount See allocation formula.
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Funds are allocated using average daily attendance (ADA) calculated as of the 2014-15 Second Principal Apportionment. Rates are as follows: Districts receive $28.42 per ADA for students in grades K through 8, and $56 per ADA for students in grades 9 through 12. County offices of education receive $28.42 per ADA for students in grades K through 8, $56 per ADA for students in grades 9 through 12, and $1 per unit of countywide ADA. Charter schools receive $14.21 per ADA for students in grades K through 8, and $42 per ADA for students in grades 9 through 12.

Important Dates

Date Application Available July 31, 2015
Due Date August 31, 2015
Expected Notification Date November 20, 2015

Additional Information

Application RFA-15: Mandate Block Grant [http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r14/mandatebg15rfa.asp]
Background Mandate Block Grant [http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/aa/ca/mandatebg.asp]
Fiscal Mandate Block Grant [http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/aa/ca/mandatebg.asp]
Funding ResultsRes-15: Mandate Block Grant [http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r14/mandatebg15result.asp]
Other Unavailable

Contacts

Program Julie Klein Briggs, 916-323-6191, jbriggs@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Julie Klein Briggs, 916-323-6191, jbriggs@cde.ca.gov
Division School Fiscal Services Division, 916-327-0538 (phone), 916-327-4873 (fax)
Last Modified: August 7, 2015
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