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Adult Education Block Grant Program

Funding Description

The Adult Education Block Grant Program provides adult education funding to county offices of education, school districts, and regional consortia to support Assembly Bill 86 specified programs.


Eligible Applicants Institutions of higher education, local educational agencies, other organizations or agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria Maintenance of effort (MOE) funding is available to eligible county offices of education (COEs) and school districts based on 2012–13 General Fund expenditures on adult education programs. Remaining funds will be allocated to each consortium based on that adult education region’s share of the statewide need for adult education. All COEs and school districts must be a member of a consortium to receive funding.
Other Eligibility Considerations Not applicable
Eligible Grade Level(s) Adult
Eligible Age Level(s) Adult


Legal Authority Section 76 of Assembly Bill 86 (Chapter 48, Statutes of 2013); Section 39 of Assembly Bill 104 (Chapter 13, Statutes of 2015); Budget Act Item 6870-201-0001
Source / Type State / Apportionment
State Fiscal Year 2015-16
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 6391 / 8590
Total Available $500,000,000
Recipient Amount See allocation formula.
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Up to $375 million on MOE funding based on the amounts certified by eligible COEs and school districts by July 31, 2015. The remaining dollars are distributed to regional consortia.

Important Dates

Date Application Available Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected Notification Date July 31, 2015

Additional Information

Application Adult Education Expenditure Reporting Survey []
Background Adult Education []
Fiscal Adult Education Block Grant Program []
Funding ResultsRes-15: Adult Education Block Grant Program []
Other Unavailable


Program Christian Nelson, 916-322-1849,
Fiscal Janet Finley, 916-323-5091,
Division School Fiscal Services Division, 916-322-2175 (phone), 916-327-7089 (fax)
Last Modified: March 2, 2016
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