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Foster Youth Services Coordinating Program

Funding Description

California Education Code sections 42920-42926 established the Foster Youth Services Coordinating Program (FYSCP) to coordinate and ensure that local educational agencies within its jurisdiction are providing services to foster youth pupils with the purpose of creating positive educational outcomes.


Eligible Applicants Other organizations or agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria All county offices of education (COEs) or consortia of COEs are eligible for this funding. COEs or consortia of COEs must submit a plan which reflects collaboration among county offices to establish guiding principles and protocols to provide guidelines to improve educational outcomes for pupils in foster care.
Other Eligibility Considerations Not applicable
Eligible Grade Level(s) Not applicable
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable


Legal Authority Legal Authority: California Education Code 42920-42926; Funding authority: Assembly Bill 74, Budget Act of 2019, Budget Act Item 6100-119-0001
Source / Type State / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2019-20
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 7366 / 8590
Total Available $25,970,150
Recipient Amount Base funding level: $75,000
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula The Department of Finance (DOF) set a base funding level of $75,000 for each FYSCP. One county was not funded as no foster youth were reported in the county. The DOF allocated 70 percent of the adjusted FYSCP funding to all remaining counties based on the number of foster youth in each county and 30 percent based on the number of school districts in each county.

Important Dates

Date Application Available Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected Notification Date August 31, 2019

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Foster Youth Services Coordinating Programs []
Fiscal Unavailable
Funding ResultsFunding Results Foster Youth Services Coordinating []
Other Unavailable


Program Integrated Student Support and Programs Office, 916-319-0836,
Fiscal Susan Myers, 916-319-0652,
Division Improvement & Accountability Division, 916-319-0836 (phone), 916-319-0961 (fax)
Last Modified: December 6, 2019
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