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Middle School Foundation Academies Planning Grant

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

Funding Description

Middle School Foundation Academies Planning Grant will be funded at $250,000 as start-up funds for 10 middle school career academies ($25,000 per Academy).The funding resources for this grant are Proposition 98 - Career Technical Education (CTE) Initiative that was included in the 2019-20 State budget. The program aims to establish MSFA to prepare students for acceptance into a high-quality, complete CTE pathway at the local high school.


Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria Not applicable
Other Eligibility Considerations California school districts or charter schools (direct-funded or locally funded), who serve middle schools grades based on the configuration at the LEA.
Eligible Grade Level(s) 6, 7, 8
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable


Legal Authority Funding for Middle Schools Foundation grants are included in the California State Budget sections 6100-170-0000 Career Technical Education Initiative.
Source / Type State / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2019-20
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 6385 / 8590
Total Available $250,000
Recipient Amount $25,000
Match Requirement Yes
Allocation Formula Unavailable

Important Dates

Date Application Available March 13, 2020
Due Date April 13, 2020
Expected Notification Date May 29, 2021

Additional Information

Application Request for Applications []
Background Unavailable
Fiscal Unavailable
Other Unavailable


Program Teri Alves, 916-322-0374,
Fiscal Tonika Washington, 916-445-1710,
Division Career & College Transition Division, 916-319-0893 (phone), 916-319-0168 (fax)
Last Modified: March 24, 2020
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