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Family Empowerment Centers on Disability Grant

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


Funding Description

The California Department of Education, Special Education Division is pleased to announce the availability of the Request for Applications (RFA) for the Family Empowerment Centers (FECs) on Disability Grant pursuant to Education Code Section 56402(b)(1) to establish new FECs in the regions of the state established under the Early Start Family Resource Centers that do not have an FEC, contingent upon the availability of funds.

Eligibility

Eligible Applicants Nonprofit organizations
Required Eligibility Criteria As mandated, the centers must: (1) have a private, non-profit 501(c)(3) status; (2) have a board majority (51 percent) of parents, guardians, and family members of children with disabilities; and (3) serve the full range of disabilities, including children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, learning disabilities, speech and language issues, hearing impairment, physical impairment, etc.
Other Eligibility Considerations Prior year recipients will continue to participate in the grant and will receive further funding.
Eligible Grade Level(s) Pre-K, K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult
Eligible Age Level(s) 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, through 22

Funding

Legal Authority Budget Act Item 6100-161-0890; Schedule (5); Provision (5); Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance number 84.027A.
Source / Type Federal / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2023-24
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 5810 / 8290
Total Available $252,259
Recipient Amount $252,259
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula The approved center will receive a minimum amount of $246,000 plus an additional amount based on each region's total enrollment on the 2022 California Longitudinal Pupil Achievement Data System.

Important Dates

Date Application Available July 31, 2023
Due Date September 22, 2023
Expected Notification Date January 5, 2024

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Unavailable
Fiscal Unavailable
Funding ResultsFunding Results [http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r18/fecrfa23result.asp]
Other Unavailable

Contacts

Program Family Empowerment Centers Team, FEC@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Family Empowerment Centers Team, FEC@cde.ca.gov
Division Special Education Division, 916-445-4613 (phone), 916-445-4108 (fax)
Last Modified: July 17, 2023
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