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Request for Applications

Middle College and Early College Grant


Due: Friday, March 29, 2024

Supports the costs to plan for, and start up, a middle college or early college high school that is located on the campus of a local educational agency (LEA), a partnering community college, or other location determined by the local partnership, and that is consistent with the specifications of Chapter 14 (commencing with Section 11300) of Part 7 of Division 1 of Title 1.

Program Questions: Diane Crum, email: MCECgrant@cde.ca.gov

Downloading Questions: Diane Crum, High School Innovations and Initiatives Office, email: MCECgrant@cde.ca.gov

Document Description
Request for Applications (DOCX)
Announcement of the availability of funds for the Middle College and Early College (MCEC) Grant. This is a competitive application process.
Note: Application deadline is March 29, 2024 by 4:00 pm
2024-25 MCEC Grant Online Application MCEC Grant Request for Applications (RFA) Online Application
Attachment 1 (XLSX) Budget Worksheet for the MCEC Grant
Webinar Registration External link opens in new window or tab. Register in advance for the Dual Enrollment Opportunities Grant Round 2 RFA information ZOOM webinar scheduled for Wednesday, February 7, 2024, at 1:00 p.m.

Certifications and Assurances

Document Description

General Assurances & Certifications (Posted Jul-2023)

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).

Last Reviewed: Wednesday, February 7, 2024
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