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Mandate Block Grant, Fiscal Year 201718

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(f).


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(f).
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


Legal Authority GC Section 17581.6, Budget Item 6100-296-0001
Source / Type State / Apportionment
State Fiscal Year 2017-18
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 0000 / 8550
Total Available $230,161,000
Recipient Amount See allocation formula.
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Funds are allocated using average daily attendance (ADA) calculated as of the 201617 Second Principal Apportionment. Rates are as follows: Districts receive $30.34 per ADA for students in grades K through 8, and $58.25 per ADA for students in grades 9 through 12. County offices of education receive $30.34 per ADA for students in grades K through 8, $58.25 per ADA for students in grades 9 through 12, and $1.02 per unit of countywide ADA. Charter schools receive $15.90 per ADA for students in grades K through 8, and $44.04 per ADA for students in grades 9 through 12.

Important Dates

Date Application Available August 1, 2017
Due Date August 30, 2017
Expected Notification Date November 17, 2017

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Mandate Block Grant []
Fiscal Mandate Block Grant []
Funding ResultsRes-17: Mandate Block Grant []
Other Unavailable


Program Julie Klein Briggs, 916-323-6191,
Fiscal Julie Klein Briggs, 916-323-6191,
Division School Fiscal Services Division, 916-327-0538 (phone), 916-327-4873 (fax)
Last Modified: August 7, 2017
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