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Official Letter
California Department of Education
Official Letter
November 23, 2021

Special Olympics of Northern California, Inc.
Attn:  Ilisa Kessler, Chief Operating Officer
3480 Buskirk Avenue, Suite 340
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

Special Olympics Southern California, Inc.
Attn:  Janet Rose, Chief Financial Officer
1600 Forbes Way, Suite 200
Long Beach, CA 90810

Dear Ms. Kessler and Ms. Rose:

Apportionment for the
Special Olympics of Northern and Southern California
Fiscal Year 2021–22

This apportionment, in the amount of $6,000,000, is made from the General Fund to the Special Olympics of Northern California and the Special Olympics of Southern California pursuant to Section 136 of Assembly Bill 130 (Chapter 44, Statutes of 2021). Funding is provided for the purposes of supporting the Unified Champion Schools Program, the Healthy Athletes Program, and the Community Sports Program, and shall be available for encumbrance until June 30, 2024. This apportionment represents an equal distribution of the funds between the two organizations and reflects 100 percent of funds appropriated in Fiscal Year 2021–22. Warrants will be mailed approximately three weeks from the date of this Notice. A link to this letter and the accompanying apportionment schedule are posted on the Special Olympics results web page at

If you have any questions regarding this apportionment, please contact the Categorical Allocations and Audit Resolution Office by email at


Elizabeth Dearstyne, Director
School Fiscal Services Division

Last Reviewed: Thursday, November 18, 2021
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