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FY 2018-19 California Renovation and Repair Loan Program

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

Funding Description

The California Renovation and Repair Loan (CRRL) Program provides loans for the renovation and repair of existing facilities in order to ensure eligible California Department of Education (CDE) contractors meet applicable health and safety standards for federal and state licensing compliance. The CRRL Program funds are interest-free loans and may be reimbursed with contract funds. The Early Learning and Care Division (ELCD) will accept applications continuously; however, the ELCD will award loans based on the availability of funding.


Eligible Applicants Institutions of higher education, local educational agencies, nonprofit organizations, other organizations or agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria The CRRL Program funds are available to contractors who contract with CDE to operate the California State Preschool Program (CSPP), the General Child Care and Development Program (CCTR), the Migrant Child Care and Development Program (CMIG), and/or the California Handicapped Child Care and Development Program (CHAN). Within the Child Care Facilities Revolving Fund (CCFRF), $10 million is available to Local Education Agencies (LEAs) with CSPP contracts only. An additional $16.6 is available for LEAs and non-LEAs.
Other Eligibility Considerations This is a loan program with zero interest and may be reimbursed with contract funds.
Eligible Grade Level(s) Pre-K, K
Eligible Age Level(s) 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12


Legal Authority The FY 2014-15 California Budget Act (Chapter 32, Statue of 2014); California Education Code, Section 8278.3 (a)(1) and (a)(3); California Code of Regulations Title 22, Division 12, Chapter 1, Subchapters 1 and 2.
Source / Type State / Contract
State Fiscal Year 2018-19
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 6145 / 8979
Total Available $26,800,000
Recipient Amount unavailable
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Unavailable

Important Dates

Date Application Available July 2, 2018
Due Date December 31, 2019
Expected Notification Date Unavailable

Additional Information

Application Request for Applications []
Background Unavailable
Fiscal Unavailable
Other Loan amounts will vary, however, the loan interest is zero. In addition, the loan can be paid with reimbursement amounts from the qualifying contract(s). Loan repayment dates and performance periods will vary by loan. Applications or other data may be submitted at any time during the fiscal year.


Program Gina Wong, 916-323-7195,
Fiscal Early Learning and Care Division, 916-322-6233 (phone), 916-323-6853 (fax)
Division Early Learning & Care Division, 916-322-6233 (phone), 916-323-6853 (fax)
Last Modified: July 25, 2019
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