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Request for Applications

California State Preschool Program Expansion FY 2018–19


Due: Tuesday, December 18, 2018

The intent of this Request for Applications (RFA) is to expand California State Preschool Program (CSPP) services statewide with an emphasis on full-day/full-year services. To expand CSPP services, this RFA funding opportunity is available to existing CSPP contracted agencies, to existing contracted agencies that do not have a CSPP contract, or to new agencies without Early Learning and Care Division (ELCD) program contracts. These funds are intended to increase the availability of CSPP services to eligible children. In accordance with existing law, priority will be given to applicant agencies that will be serving the highest percentage of 4-year-old children. Funding preference shall be provided to underserved areas as identified by the Local Child Care and Development Planning Council (LPC).

Program Questions: Early Learning and Care Division, e-mail: CSPPRFA@cde.ca.gov

Downloading Questions: If you have any questions regarding the RFA, please submit your questions by e-mail to CSPPRFA@cde.ca.gov.

Document Description
Management Bulletin 18-11 Additional Information for Contractors
Request for Applications Overview and Instructions (PDF) Program Overview and Instructions for the FY 2018-19 CSPP Expansion RFA.
CSPP Expansion RFA Frequently Asked Questions Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for the FY 2018-19 CSPP Expansion RFA.
Instructional Webinar - Program Slides (PDF) Contractors may view an instructional webinar for additional technical support for the CSPP Expansion RFA.
Instructional Webinar - Fiscal Slides (PDF) Contractors may view an instructional webinar for additional technical support for the CSPP Expansion RFA.

The following table contains application forms and additional resources:

Document Description Instructions
Application (PDF) Application forms for the FY 2018-19 CSPP Expansion RFA. Required for all applicants.
Full-day/Full-year Fiscal Forms (XLSX) Full-day/Full-year fiscal forms for use in the FY 2018-19 CSPP Expansion RFA. Required for applicants who propose to provide full-day/full-year services.
Part-day/Part-year Fiscal Forms (XLSX) Part-day/Part-year fiscal forms for use in the FY 2018-19 CSPP Expansion RFA. Required for applicants who propose to provide part-day/part-year services.
Statement of Fiscal Resources (PDF) Attachment to the FY 2018-19 CSPP Expansion RFA. Required for all applicants.
FY 2018-19 Program Calendar (XLS) Attachment to the FY 2018-19 CSPP Expansion RFA. Required for all applicants.
FY 2019-20 Program Calendar (XLS) Attachment to the FY 2018-19 CSPP Expansion RFA. Required for all applicants.
Program Staffing Plan (PDF) Attachment to the FY 2018-19 CSPP Expansion RFA. Required for all applicants.
Request for Service Level Exemption (Start-Up Allowance) (PDF) Optional attachment for agencies who request a start-up allowance for the FY 2018-19 CSPP Expansion RFA. Required for applicants who request a start-up allowance.
Form G: Quality Learning Experiences (PDF) Program Attachment to the FY 2018-19 CSPP Expansion RFA. Required for all applicants.
Form H: Compliance with California Code of Regulations Title 22 (PDF) Program Attachment to the FY 2018-19 CSPP Expansion RFA. Required for all applicants.
ELCD-3704B (PDF) Subcontractor Information (ELCD-3704B) Required for agencies with subcontractors.

Last Reviewed: Tuesday, October 30, 2018
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