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CSPP QRIS Block Grant FY 2023-24

Funding Description

The California State Preschool Program (CSPP) Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS) Block Grant awards site QRIS block grants at quality rating Tiers 4 and 5 to help address the additional costs associated with reaching and maintaining high levels of quality. At Tier 3, the CSPP Block Grant can provide training and technical assistance (T&TA) support to help programs improve their quality and tier rating.


Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria Applicants must be a part of a local QRIS consortium; consortia must implement a QRIS incorporating the Quality Continuum Framework; consortia must use a shared Tiered Rating Matrix.
Other Eligibility Considerations The funding will be allocated for the CSPP QRIS Block Grants in fiscal year (FY) 2023-24. Applicants awarded a QRIS Block Grant will receive funding subject to quarterly fiscal reporting.
Eligible Grade Level(s) Pre-K
Eligible Age Level(s) 3, 4


Legal Authority California Education Code Section 8203.1
Source / Type State / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2023-24
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 6127 / 8590
Total Available $50,000,000
Recipient Amount Variable
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula The allocation accounts for the proportion of children in CSPP served by each consortia and a $5,000 operational base for addressing small county needs.

Important Dates

Date Application Available Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected Notification Date Unavailable

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background QRIS Block Grants []
Fiscal Unavailable
Funding ResultsCSPP QRIS Block Grant Funding 2023-24 []
Other Unavailable


Program CDE Quality Counts California (QCC) Team,
Fiscal CDE QCC Team,
Division Early Education Division, 916-322-6233 (phone), 916-323-6853 (fax)
Last Modified: June 1, 2023
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