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California Department of Education
Official Letter
California Department of Education
Official Letter
August 22, 2019

Dear Mendocino and Sonoma County Superintendents of Schools:

Second Apportionment for the
Temporary Emergency Impact Aid for Displaced Students
Fiscal Year 2018–19

This apportionment, in the amount of $18,000, is made from federal funds provided to the state under the 2018 Temporary Emergency Impact Aid for Displaced Students (Emergency Impact Aid) Program authorized by the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, Public Law 115-123 (February 9, 2018). The Emergency Impact Aid program provides funding to local educational agencies (LEAs) that provided instructional opportunities for displaced students who enrolled in their schools as a result of the October and December 2017 wildfires in northern California, and for expenses the LEAs incurred in serving those displaced students. The amounts paid in this apportionment reflect corrections to the calculated funding for two LEAs.

Funding is provided to eligible LEAs that submitted an application to the California Department of Education (CDE) on or before May 24, 2018, to include displaced students who were enrolled in public schools, including charter schools, and non-public schools. If parents submitted applications on behalf of displaced students who attended eligible non-public schools, funding is paid to the local school district. The school district is required to make payments on behalf of those students to the accounts of non-public schools within 14 days of receiving funds. Emergency Impact Aid funding received shall only be used for expenses incurred during the 2017–18 school year.

The United States Department of Education (ED) grant award number for this funding is S938C180029. The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance subprogram number is 84.938C (Elementary and Secondary Education Hurricane Relief – Hurricane Education Recovery). The funding is appropriated in Item 6100-102-0890 of the Budget Act of 2018 (Chapter 29, Statutes of 2018). The California sub-allocation (pass-through) number is Program Cost Account (PCA) 15432.

This grant is subject to the Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards set out in Title 2 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 200, and the Education Department General Administrative Regulations in 34 CFR parts 76, 77, 79, and 81; and 2 CFR Part 3485. Under the provisions of the grant award, funds must be obligated by December 31, 2018, and liquated within 90 days following the obligation deadline. 

Additional information regarding the Emergency Impact Aid program, is available on the CDE’s web page at The ED has published Emergency Impact Aid - Frequently Asked Questions, available at: If you suspect any wrongdoing related to the use of Emergency Impact Aid funds, report it at or call 

Warrants will be mailed to each county treasurer approximately three weeks from the date of this Notice. For standardized account code structure coding, use Resource Code 0000, Emergency Impact Aid for Displaced Students, and Revenue Object Code 8290, All Other Federal Revenue.

The Mendocino and Sonoma County Superintendents of Schools were notified of this apportionment by email sent to their CDEfisc email addresses. The CDE requested that the email be forwarded to the school districts included in this apportionment and included the links to this letter and the accompanying apportionment schedule posted on the CDE web page at

If you have any questions regarding this subject, please contact Jeffrey Reyes, Emergency Coordinator, Operations and Administration Branch, by phone at 916‑319‑0815 or by email at


Lisa Constancio, Director
School Fiscal Services Division

Last Reviewed: Wednesday, February 15, 2023
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