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Middle School Foundation Academies Planning and Implementation Grant

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

Funding Description

Middle School Foundation Academies (MSFA) Planning and Implementation Grants will be funded at $1,000,000. This funding is for 14 planning and 13 implementation grants for middle school career academies ($25,000/$50,000 per Academy). The funds are from the Proposition 98 - Career Technical Education Initiative is included in the 2023-24 State Budget. The program aims to establish MSFAs to prepare students for participation in a complete, high-quality career technical education 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 local educational agency.
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 6100-170-0001 Career Technical Education Initiative Program.
Source / Type State / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2023-24
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 6385 / 8590
Total Available $1,000,000
Recipient Amount up to $50,000
Match Requirement Yes
Allocation Formula Unavailable

Important Dates

Date Application Available April 3, 2023
Due Date June 16, 2023
Expected Notification Date July 7, 2023

Additional Information

Application Middle School Foundation Academies Cohort 7 RFA []
Background Unavailable
Fiscal Unavailable
Funding ResultsMSFA FY2023 Funding Results []
Other Webinar registration is available on the application page for the MSFA Planning and Implementation Grant Cohort 7 Request for Application training Zoom webinar scheduled for Thursday, May 4, 2023, at 3:30 p.m.


Program Teri Alves, 916-322-0374,
Fiscal Sarah Barnett,
Division Career & College Transition Division, 916-319-0893 (phone), 916-319-0168 (fax)
Last Modified: July 5, 2023
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