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Early Literacy Support Block Grant: Eligible Local Educational Agencies


Funding Description

Section 113 of the Education Omnibus Trailer Bill (Senate Bill 98) for the 2020-21 California State Budget appropriates $50 million to establish the Early Literacy Support Block (ELSB) Grant Program. The ELSB Grant Program requires the California Department of Education to award funds to local educational agencies with the 75 schools that have the highest percentage of students in grade three scoring at the lowest achievement standard level on the State Summative English Language Arts assessment.

Eligibility

Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria The 75 schools identified in Section 113 of the Education Omnibus Trailer Bill (Senate Bill 98) for the 2020-21 California State Budget.
Other Eligibility Considerations Not applicable
Eligible Grade Level(s) Pre-K, K, 1, 2, 3
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable

Funding

Legal Authority Section 113 of the Education Omnibus Trailer Bill (Senate Bill 98) for the 2020-21 California State Budget
Source / Type State / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2020-21
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 7810 / 8590
Total Available $47,040,000
Recipient Amount Unavailable
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Unavailable

Important Dates

Date Application Available Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected Notification Date December 30, 2020

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Early Literacy Support Block Grant [http://www.cde.ca.gov/pd/ps/elsbgrant.asp]
Fiscal Unavailable
Funding ResultsFunding Results [http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r12/elsbgrant20learesult.asp]
Other Unavailable

Contacts

Program Suzie Dollesin, 916-323-3584, Sdollesin@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Alice Ng, 916-323-4636, ang@cde.ca.gov
Division Educator Excellence & Equity Division, 916-323-6269 (phone), 916-323-2928 (fax)
Last Modified: February 22, 2021
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