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Middle School Foundation Academies Planning and Implementation Grant


Funding Description

Middle School Foundation Academies (MSFA) Planning and Implementation Grants will be funded at $1,050,000. This funding is for 14 planning and 14 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 2024-25 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.

Eligibility

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

Funding

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 2024-25
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 6385 / 8590
Total Available $1,050,000
Recipient Amount $25,000 Planning Year, $50,000 Implementation Year
Match Requirement Yes
Allocation Formula Unavailable

Important Dates

Date Application Available February 12, 2024
Due Date May 1, 2024
Expected Notification Date July 30, 2024

Additional Information

Application MSFA Cohort 8 2024-25 RFA [http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r17/msfac824rfa.asp]
Background Unavailable
Fiscal Unavailable
Other Webinar date to be determined. If interested email MiddleGrades@cde.ca.gov

Contacts

Program Teri Alves, 916-322-0374, MiddleGrades@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Sarah Barnett, 916-319-0474, MiddleGrades@cde.ca.gov
Division Career & College Transition Division, 916-319-0893 (phone), 916-319-0168 (fax)
Last Modified: February 12, 2024
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