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Immediate Aid to Restart School Operations Program (Restart)

Funding Description

The purpose of the Immediate Aid to Restart School Operations Program (Restart) is to assist local educational agencies (LEAs) and non-public schools with expenses related to the restart of elementary and secondary schools in areas where a major disaster or emergency was declared related to the consequences of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and/or Maria or the California Wildfires in 2017. The funding is made available to California by the U.S. Department of Education as part of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018.


Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies, nonprofit organizations
Required Eligibility Criteria These funds may be used to serve both LEAs (including charter school LEAs) and non-public schools that applied to the CDE in order to participate in the program. In general, Restart funds may be used for activities that help the eligible LEA or non-public school reopen and restore normal operations.
Other Eligibility Considerations Not applicable
Eligible Grade Level(s) Not applicable
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable


Legal Authority Public Law 115-123, Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018; Item 6100-102-0890 of the Budget Act of 2018 (Ch. 29, 2018)
Source / Type Federal / Apportionment
State Fiscal Year 2018-19
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 5654 / 8290
Total Available $13,864,000
Recipient Amount Unavailable
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Unavailable

Important Dates

Date Application Available Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected Notification Date Unavailable

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Immediate Aid to Restart School Operations Program []
Fiscal Unavailable
Funding ResultsImmediate Aid to Restart School Operations Program []
Other Unavailable


Program Joe Anderson, 916-323-5025,
Fiscal Joe Anderson, 916-323-5025,
Division School Fiscal Services Division
Last Modified: July 27, 2021
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