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Mini-Corps General Guidelines

Grant Application Guidelines for the 2022-23 California Mini-Corps.

2022–23 Grant Application Guidelines for the California Mini-Corps Program

The California Department of Education (CDE), Migrant Education Office, is pleased to announce the California Mini-Corps (CMC) grant application for fiscal year 2022–23.

The purpose of the application is to obtain a comprehensive description of proposed supplementary Migrant Education Program (MEP) services. The following general guidelines are provided to inform and guide the development and completion of the migrant grant application for 2022–23.

General Guidelines

  1. For the 2022–23 fiscal year, the funding period will be from July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2023. Summer Services for July and August 2022 will be budgeted in the 2022–23 application.
  2. Grant funds will not be awarded until an application is substantially approvable (Code of Federal Regulations § 76.708 External link opens in new window or tab.). Subgrantees that delay submission of grant applications will not receive reimbursement for salaries and activities that occur during the period in which an application is outstanding in the new fiscal year.
  3. The CMC grant application must include the operation of up to 22 program sites throughout the state at Institutions of Higher Education.
  4. The applicant must provide an indoor tutoring program, with a minimum of 16 tutors for each program site, serving a minimum of five students per tutor.
  5. During the summer term, the applicant must operate an Outdoor Education program and a summer indoor institute.
  6. During the summer term, the applicant must operate a puppetry program.
  7. During the regular school year and summer term, tutors will receive six hours of professional development training throughout the course of each month. Topics must include the Mini-Corp Literacy Handbook and preparation for the following examinations: California Subject Examinations for Teachers, California Basic Educational Skills Test, or equivalent teacher-credentialing requirements.
  8. The applicant must utilize the Mini-Corps Literacy Handbook in all program services, where applicable.
  9. Any and all Memorandums of Understanding and contracts must be provided to the CDE upon execution of agreement.
  10. The MEP is primarily governed by fiscal policies in Title 2. Code of Federal Regulations (2 CFR 200), the Fiscal Handbook and Allowable Cost Guidebook. All applicants must abide by the policies, laws and guidance
Questions:   John Oses | joses@cde.ca.gov | 916-319-0227
Last Reviewed: Wednesday, May 25, 2022
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