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California Health Science Capacity Building Project

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

Funding Description

Grant funds may be used to either establish a new Health Science Pathway Program or to enhance an existing Health Science Pathway Program. Successful grantees will be expected to develop a standards-based curriculum, to develop a coherent sequence of courses, and to provide health science content and context inclusive of grades seven through twelve. Grant funds must not be used to maintain existing programs.


Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria Districts must complete an application and submit all required documents as described in the Request for Application.
Other Eligibility Considerations Not applicable
Eligible Grade Level(s) 7, 8, 9, 11, 12
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable


Legal Authority California Education Code 33430–33432
Source / Type State / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2016-17
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 6378 / 8590
Total Available $1,075,000
Recipient Amount $30,000–$60,000
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Applicants will be awarded up to $30,000 to $60,000 in urban, suburban, and rural communities in California. Final award determinations will be based on application quality, geographic location, type of grant requested, and on additional funding received by the school for the requested pathway program. Programs without significant additional funding will receive priority.

Important Dates

Date Application Available January 11, 2017
Due Date March 1, 2017
Expected Notification Date April 4, 2017

Additional Information

Application Health Science Capacity Building Project []
Background Health Careers Education []
Fiscal Health Careers Education []
Other Unavailable


Program Cindy Beck, Health Careers Education Consultant, 916-319-0470,
Fiscal Adrian Hodge, Associate Government Program Analyst, 916-319-0279,
Division Career & College Transition Division, 916-322-5050 (phone), 916-323-2597 (fax)
Last Modified: April 6, 2017
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