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IDEA/ARP 619 Federal Preschool Programs Grant


Funding Description

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)/American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARP), Part B, Section 619, Federal Preschool Programs Grant (IDEA/ARP 619 Federal Preschool Programs Grant) funds are specifically allocated for special education and services to students with disabilities for preschool children ages three, four, and five.

Eligibility

Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria To receive funds, a local educational agency (LEA) must submit a local plan to the state educational agency that contains assurances that are consistent with federal and state laws and regulations.
Other Eligibility Considerations LEAs must account for these funds as expenditures for pupils with an individualized education plan (IEP) and for the provision of the special education and related services required by students with disabilities in order to benefit from a public education.
Eligible Grade Level(s) Pre-K
Eligible Age Level(s) 3, 4, 5

Funding

Legal Authority Public Law 108-446, IDEA, Part B, Section 619; Budget Act Item 6100-159-0890, Schedule 2
Source / Type Federal / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2021-22
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 3308 / 8182
Total Available $20,782,677
Recipient Amount Varies according to funding formula.
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Funding is based on a federal three-part formula: December 1997 California Special Education Management Information (CASEMIS) pupil count, ages 3 through 21 years, and identified on an IEP; 2020 K-12 enrollment (Public and Private school); and 2020 K-12 poverty (Free and Reduced Meal Counts).

Important Dates

Date Application Available Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected Notification Date February 16, 2022

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Unavailable
Fiscal Unavailable
Funding ResultsIDEA/ARP 619 Federal Preschool Programs [http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r18/fpp21result.asp]
Other Unavailable

Contacts

Program Emily Bunnell, Education Programs Consultant, 916-327-3536, EBunnell@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Emily Bunnell, Education Programs Consultant, 916-327-3536, EBunnell@cde.ca.gov
Division Special Education Division, 916-323-2409 (phone), 916-323-9781 (fax)
Last Modified: February 14, 2022
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