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The Antibias Education Grant Program

Note: The due date for the request for applications has passed. This page is for reference and administration of funding.

The Antibias Education Grant Program provides funding for a grant period from Fiscal Year 2022-23 through 2025-26. Funds available to each applicant are based on the content and quality of the submitted application and proposed activities. The total grant budget for this Request for Applications (RFA) is up to twenty million dollars ($20,000,000).

Program Questions: Educator Excellence & Equity Division, email:, phone: 916-323-6440

Downloading Questions: Educator Excellence and Equity Division, email:, phone: 916-323-6440

Note: The California Department of Education is accepting a second round of applications for the Antibias Education Grant Program. The below timeline and links are for the second around of applications and are not applicable for local educational agencies (LEAs) selected to participate in the Antibias Education Grant Program in the initial round of application submission.

The documents from the first round have been archived. If you need access to these, please email

Document Description
Request for Applications (RFA) (DOCX) Instructions and application for fiscal years 2022-26.
Budget (XLSX)
Fillable XLSX form for the budget.
Antibias Education Grant Program Announcement Letter Announcement Letter.
Antibias Education Grant Program Online Application [Note: Survey closed, link no longer available] Please see RFA for instructions.
Antibias Grant RFA Technical Assistance (TA) Webinar [Note: Link no longer available] Registration link.
Antibias Webinar External link opens in new window or tab. Recording of application webinar.
Antibias Grant Webinar Slides (PPTX) Application webinar slides.

Certifications and Assurances
Document Description

General Assurances & Certifications (Posted 2022)

Required as a condition of receiving funds. Applicants do not need to sign and return them with the application; they must be downloaded and kept on file for compliance reviews, complaint investigations, or audits. Applicants that participate in the Consolidated Application - ConApp - should have a copy on file and do not need another copy. Program-specific assurances are not included here and should be listed separately on the RFA.

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Last Reviewed: Wednesday, October 25, 2023
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