Request for Applications
California Partnership Academies (CPA) Planning Grant
Note: The due date for the request for applications has passed. This page is for reference and administration of funding.
California Partnership Academies (CPA) Planning Grants is funded at $180,000; twelve planning grants ($15,000 per Academy) from Proposition 98-Career Technical Education Initiative is included in the 2022-23 State Budget. CPAs are effective school/district/business partnerships, providing integrated academic and career technical instruction to ten-through-twelfth-grade high school students who are at risk of dropping out of school or are not motivated by traditional curricula. The CPA school-within-a-school model focuses on student achievement, attendance, and program accountability.
Program Questions: Maria Burright, email: CPAcademies@cde.ca.gov
Downloading Questions: Justin Keithline, Academy, Apprenticeship, and Internship Office, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
|Request for Applications and Guidance (DOCX)
|Instructions for completing the California Partnership Academies planning grant request for applications. Includes Program Narrative Questions and guidance.
|Signature Page Form A-1 (PDF)
|Contains required school and contact information. Includes required industry sector and career pathway information.
|Signature Page Form A-2 (PDF)
|Contains required LEA and contact information. Includes required signatures.
|School Information and Community Description Form B (PDF)
|School and program enrollment estimates. School geographic and community descriptions.
|Grant Budget Form C (PDF)
|Identifies the proposed one-year budget for the CPA. Includes CPA grant and identified matching funds.
|Grant Budget Narrative Form D (DOCX)
|Provides a narrative explanation for each budget category.
Certifications and Assurances
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 Request for Application (RFA).