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Expanded Learning Opportunities Grants (Federal Funds)

Funding Description

The Expanded Learning Opportunities Grant (ELO-G) provides funding to county offices of education (COE), school districts, and charter schools to provide academic interventions and pupil supports to address barriers to learning, and accelerate progress to close learning gaps. Amendments to Education Code (EC)Section 43521 shifted $2,016,330,000 of state funding to four sources of federal stimulus funds.


Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria To be eligible for federal ELO-G apportionments, local educational agencies (LEAs) are required to submit federal assurances and also comply with quarterly expenditure reporting. Federal funds will be paid in separate apportionments for each fund source.
Other Eligibility Considerations LEAs receiving funds pursuant to EC 43521(b), were required to adopt a plan by June 1, 2021, describing how funds will be used; and also implement a learning recovery plan pursuant to 43522(a)(1). A final expenditure report must be submitted by December 1, 2024. Funds are subject to annual audit.
Eligible Grade Level(s) K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable


Legal Authority Part 24.6 (commencing with Section 43520) of the California Education Code, added by Section 2 of Assembly (AB) Bill 86 (Ch. 10, 2021) and amended by Section 34 of AB 130 (Ch. 44, 2021) and Section 12 of AB 167 (Ch. 252, 2021)
Source / Type Federal / Apportionment
State Fiscal Year 2020-21
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 3216, 3217, 3218, 3219 / 8290
Total Available $2,016,330,000
Recipient Amount See Allocation Formula
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula ELO-G allocations are calculated pursuant to EC 43521(b) which first provides $1,000 per homeless pupil, remaining funds are allocated proportionally based on LEAs' 2020-21 LCFF P-2 entitlement.

Important Dates

Date Application Available Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected Notification Date Unavailable

Additional Information

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Funding ResultsRes-20: ELO-G []
Other Funds allocated pursuant to EC 43521(b) may be spent for allowable purposes specified in 43522(b) including extended learning time, accelerating progress to close learning gaps and integrated pupil supports.


Program Expanded Learning Division,
Fiscal Categorical Allocations and Audit Resolution Office,
Division School Fiscal Services Division
Last Modified: April 11, 2022
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