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Dual Language Immersion Grant (DLIG) Program

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

The purpose of the Dual Language Immersion Grant (DLIG) is to expand or establish dual language immersion programs that provide integrated language learning and academic instruction for native speakers of English and native speakers of another language, with the goals of high academic achievement, first and second language proficiency, and cross-cultural understanding.

Program Questions: Lorrie Kelling, email:, phone: 916-319-0386

Downloading Questions: Jennifer Cordova,

DLIG Funding Results web page

Completed applications were due by Friday, March 18, 2022, at 4 p.m. PST.

Document Description
Request for Application (RFA) (DOCX)
Link to the instructions for submitting the DLIG application.
DLIG Online Application Application period has closed.
Budget (XLSX) Link to the Budget spreadsheet.
Demographic Data Table Template (DOCX) Link to the Demographic Data Table template.
Current DLI Classroom Ratios Template (DOCX) Link to the Classroom Ratios template.
DLIG RFA Webinar Slides (PPTX) PowerPoint Slides and Notes from the February 11, 2022, technical assistance webinar regarding the DLIG RFA.
DLIG Frequently Asked Questions Link to Frequently Asked Questions.
Appeals Form

Appeals time period has closed.

The California Department of Education (CDE) must have received any request for appeal no later than 4 p.m. PST on July 15, 2022. Appeals submitted through means other than the electronic form were not accepted.

In the case of a consortium, only the lead agency submitted an appeal on behalf of the entire consortium.

Appeals were limited to the grounds that the CDE failed to correctly apply the process for reviewing the application as specified in the RFA. The appellant must have filed a full and complete written appeal, including the issue(s) in dispute, the legal authority or other basis for the appeal position, and the remedy sought. The CDE did not consider incomplete or late appeals. The appellant could not supply any new information that was not contained in the original application. A final decision was provided in writing within 10 business days from the deadline to file appeals for this specific RFA.

Certifications and Assurances

Document Description

General Assurances & Certifications

Required as a condition of receiving funds.

Last Reviewed: Wednesday, January 10, 2024
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