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Homeless Innovative Programs Grant

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 is accepting applications from school districts, county offices of education, and charter schools, to implement a Homeless Innovative Programs grant, aligned with the provisions of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act (Title 42 of the United States Code, Section 11431 et seq.) to improve the educational stability, access, support, and academic achievement of children and youth experiencing homelessness.

Program Questions: Heidi Brahms, email:, phone: 916-319-0253

Downloading Questions: Heidi Brahms,, 916-319-0253

Document Description
Homeless Innovative Programs Grant (DOCX)
Instructions and procedures to complete the 2022–24 Homeless Innovation Programs Grant Request for Applications.
Homeless Innovative Programs Grant Budget Worksheet (XLSX)

This budget document contains Forms A and B for the completion of the Homeless Innovation Programs Grant Request for Applications for the year 2022–24.

Certifications and Assurances
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General Assurances & Certifications
(Posted Jun-2021)

Required as a condition of receiving funds. Applicants do not need to sign and return them with the application; they must be downloaded and kept on file for compliance reviews, complaint investigations, or audits. Applicants that participate in the Consolidated Application - ConApp - should have a copy on file and do not need another copy. Program-specific assurances are not included here and should be listed separately on the Request for Application (RFA).

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Last Reviewed: Tuesday, July 18, 2023
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