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Request for Applications

California State Preschool Program


Due: Monday, May 6, 2024

The California Department of Education (CDE), Early Education Division (EED) announces the availability of approximately $32.7 million to expand California State Preschool Program (CSPP) services statewide, as appropriated in the 2021 Budget Act. The CSPP funds are available for local educational agency (LEA) applicants to provide full-day/full year, part-day/part-year, or any combination thereof, of CSPP services.

Program Questions: CSPP RFA Team, email: CSPPRFA@cde.ca.gov, phone: 916-322-6233

Downloading Questions: Email: CSPPRFA@cde.ca.gov, Phone: 916-322-6233

Document Description
Management Bulletin 24-03
Additional Information for Contractors
Request for Applications (RFA) Overview and Instructions (DOCX) Program Overview and Instructions for the FY 2024–25 CSPP Expansion RFA
CSPP Expansion RFA Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) FAQs for the FY 2024–25 CSPP Expansion RFA

The following table contains application forms and additional resources:

Document Description Instructions

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Application for the FY 2024–25 CSPP Expansion RFA
Required for all applicants. A paper version of the application is available upon request
Program Narrative (PDF)
Program Narrative form and Scoring Rubric for the FY 2024–25 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 2024–25 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 2024–25 CSPP Expansion RFA
Required for applicants who propose to provide part-day/part-year services
FY 2024–25 Program Calendar (PDF)
Attachment to the FY 2024–25 CSPP Expansion RFA
Required for all applicants
Program Staffing Plan (PDF)
Attachment to the FY 2024–25 CSPP Expansion RFA
Required for all applicants
Statement of Fiscal Resources (PDF)
Attachment to the FY 2024–25 CSPP Expansion RFA
Required for all applicants
EED-3704B (PDF)
Subcontractor Information (EED-3704B)
Required for agencies with subcontractors
California State Preschool Program (CSPP) Request for Application (RFA) Part-Day to Full-Day Funding Fiscal Forms (XLSX)
Part-Day to Full-Day Funding Fiscal Forms
Optional attachment for applicants planning to expand from Part-Day to Full-Day services
Family Childcare Home Education Network (FCCHEN) Operation Information (XLSX)
FCCHEN Operation Information
Required for agencies who intend to operate a FCCHEN

Last Reviewed: Tuesday, March 26, 2024
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