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Reading Instruction and Intervention Grant

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

The grantee(s) will generate and disseminate professional learning (PL) opportunities for educators, including teachers, administrators, and paraprofessionals, serving kindergarten through grade twelve (K-12) students across the state. Grantee(s) will provide PL in the areas of evidence-based literacy, intensive literacy interventions, and executive functioning skills. PL must align with state guidance and policies and support the literacy needs of diverse learners, including English learner students, students with disabilities, and students with dyslexia.

Program Questions: Eve Fabiaschi, email:, phone: 916-323-4630

Downloading Questions: Kathryn Slaven, email:

This information is for historical purposes only and the information contained here is not current. Updated information pertaining to the Reading Instruction and Intervention (RII) grant is available on the RII web page. The current RII RFA is available on the RII RFA 2022 web page.

Document Description
Request for Applications (RFA) (DOCX)
Instructions and application for fiscal year 2021–22.
Budget (XLSX) Fillable Excel form for the budget.
Form A (DOCX) Form A: Reading Instruction and Intervention (RII) Grant Statement of Assurances
RII Grant Online Application RII Grant Online Application. Please see RFA for scoring rubric.
RII Grant RFA WebinarExternal link opens in new window or tab. (Video; 49:13) Recording of application webinar that took place on December 1, 2021.
RII Grant RFA Webinar Slides(PPTX) Application webinar slides.
Errata Provides the addition of the State Statute and Authority to Section 1, Part A of the RII RFA, and the corresponding corrections to the labels of Part B and Part C. Provides corrections to the titles of the guidance documents, Improving Education for Multilingual and English Learner Students, and the California Practitioners Guide for Educating English Learners with Disabilities.

Completed applications were due Friday, January 28, 2022, before 4 p.m.

Certifications and Assurances

Document Description

General Assurances & Certifications

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: Tuesday, August 29, 2023
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