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Classified School Employee Summer Assistance Program

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

Funding Description

The Classified School Employee Summer Assistance Program (CSESAP) provides up to a dollar for dollar match on amounts withheld from a participating local educational agency's (LEA's) classified school employees' monthly paychecks during the 2020-21 school year. The classified employees' pay withheld and the state match funds will be paid by LEAs to the LEA's eligible employees in the summer months following the 2020-21 school year.


Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria School districts and county offices of education that elect to participate must notify their classified school employees by January 1, 2020, and the California Department of Education (CDE) by April 1, 2020.
Other Eligibility Considerations Classified school employee eligibility requirements also apply and are described Education Code Section 45500, added by Section 27 of SB 75 (Chapter 51, Statutes of 2019).
Eligible Grade Level(s) Not applicable
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable


Legal Authority Education Code Section 45500, and sections 27 and 85 of SB 75 (Chapter 51, 2019).
Source / Type State / Apportionment
State Fiscal Year 2019-20
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 7415 / 8590
Total Available $36,000,000
Recipient Amount See allocation formula.
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Apportionments shall be determined for each LEA on the basis of the amount that has been withheld from the monthly paychecks of participating classified employees and placed in a separate account. If the total amount requested by participating LEAs exceeds the amount appropriated, the apportionment amount to LEAs will be prorated accordingly.

Important Dates

Date Application Available March 2, 2020
Due Date April 1, 2020
Expected Notification Date Unavailable

Additional Information

Application Classified School Employee Summer Assistance  []
Background Unavailable
Fiscal Unavailable
Funding ResultsRes-19: CSESAP []
Other Participating LEAs must report to the CDE by July 31, 2021, amounts withheld from participating classified school employees` paychecks. CDE will apportion funds in August 2021.


Program Derrick Andrade,
Fiscal Derrick Andrade,
Division School Fiscal Services Division, 916-327-0538 (phone), 916-327-6157 (fax)
Last Modified: April 29, 2020
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