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Golden State Pathways Program Planning and Implementation Grant

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

Funding Description

The Golden State Pathways Program Planning and Implementation Grant is to provide local educational agencies with the resources to promote pathways in high-wage, high-skill, high-growth areas, including technology, health care, education, and climate-related fields. The program serves students enrolled in career pathways by providing more access to postsecondary education opportunities, workforce training opportunities, and gainful employment in industries that align with market needs.


Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria An applicant must be a school district, charter school, county office of education, or regional occupational center or program operated by a joint powers authority or county office of education. California Education Code Section 53022 (b).
Other Eligibility Considerations Please refer to the Request for Applications for the full list of eligibility criteria.
Eligible Grade Level(s) 9, 10, 11, 12
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable


Legal Authority California Education Code Sections 53020-53025.
Source / Type State / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2023-24
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 6383 / 8590
Total Available $425,000,000
Recipient Amount $200,000-$500,000
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Planning Grants: $200,000 Implementation Grants: $500,000

Important Dates

Date Application Available January 29, 2024
Due Date March 19, 2024
Expected Notification Date April 9, 2024

Additional Information

Application GSPP Planning and Implementation Grant RFA []
Background Golden State Pathways Program []
Fiscal Unavailable
Other Unavailable


Program Michelle Triplett,
Fiscal Cindy Rose,
Division Career & College Transition Division
Last Modified: February 28, 2024
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