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Request for Applications

California State Preschool Program Expansion FY 2021-22


Note: The due date for the request for applications has passed. This page is for reference and administration of funding.

The California Department of Education (CDE), Early Education Division (EED) announces a Request for Applications (RFA) for the availability of $130 million to expand California State Preschool Program (CSPP) services statewide. These funds are available to local education agency (LEA) applicants to provide full-day/full-year and/or part-day/part-year CSPP services beginning in fiscal year (FY) 2021-22. Funding will be allocated by county, and within each county by the Local Planning Council (LPC) priority area.

Program Questions: CSPP RFA Team, email: 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
Additional Information for Contractors
Program Overview and Instructions for the FY 2021–22 CSPP Expansion RFA
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for the FY 2021–22 CSPP Expansion RFA
Instructional program webinar and transcript for the FY 2021–22 RFA
Instructional program webinar slides for the FY 2021–22 RFA
Erratum 1 for the FY 2021–22 CSPP Expansion RFA.

The following table contains application forms and additional resources:

Document Description Instructions
Application forms for the FY 2021–22 CSPP Expansion RFA
Required for all applicants
Program narrative form and scoring rubric for the FY 2021–22 CSPP Expansion RFA
Required for all applicants
Full-day/Full-year fiscal forms for use in the FY 2021–22 CSPP Expansion RFA
Required for applicants who propose to provide full-day/full-year services
Part-day/Part-year fiscal forms for use in the FY 2021–22 CSPP Expansion RFA
Required for applicants who propose to provide part-day/part-year services
Attachment to the FY 2021–22 CSPP Expansion RFA
Required for all applicants
Attachment to the FY 2021–22 CSPP Expansion RFA
Required for applicants who intend to operate fewer than the minimum days of operation
Attachment to the FY 2021–22 CSPP Expansion RFA
Required for all applicants
Program Attachment to the FY 2021–22 CSPP Expansion RFA
Required for all applicants
Program Attachment to the FY 2021–22 CSPP Expansion RFA
Required for all applicants
Program Attachment to the FY 2021–22 CSPP Expansion RFA
Required for all applicants
Subcontractor Information (EED-3704B)
Required for agencies with subcontractors

Last Reviewed: Wednesday, September 27, 2023
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