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Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education

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

Funding Description

Carl D. Perkins Career & Technical Education provides local educational agencies with funding for the improvement of secondary and postsecondary career and technical education programs. Funding is provided to (1) state institutions, including the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, and State Special Schools (Section 112); (2) secondary education programs (Section 131); and (3) postsecondary education programs (Section 132).


Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria State Special Schools and the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation are eligible to apply for Section 112 funding. High school districts, charter high schools, and county offices of education are eligible to apply for Section 131 funds. Regional Occupational Centers and Programs, and adult schools are eligible to apply for Section 132 funds.
Other Eligibility Considerations Not applicable
Eligible Grade Level(s) 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable


Legal Authority Carl D. Perkins Career & Technical Education Improvement Act of 2006 (P.L.109-270, Budget Act Item Number 6100-166-0890)
Source / Type Federal / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2018-19
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 3540,3550,3555 / 8290
Total Available $54,360,127
Recipient Amount Various, see allocation formula
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula The allocation amount for each recipient is based on the United State Census Bureau Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates(SAIPE) data

Important Dates

Date Application Available April 1, 2018
Due Date May 15, 2018
Expected Notification Date August 1, 2018

Additional Information

Application Request For Applications []
Background Perkins Career and Technical Education []
Fiscal Unavailable
Funding ResultsPerkins Funding Results FY 2018-19 []
Other Unavailable


Program Career Technical Education Leadership and Instructional Support Office, 916-324-5706,
Fiscal Career Technical Education Leadership and Instructional Support Office, 916-324-5706,
Division Career & College Transition Division, 916-324-5706 (phone), 916-327-3879 (fax)
Last Modified: July 24, 2018
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