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Request for Applications

Education for Homeless Children and Youth

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

The purpose of this program is to (1) facilitate the enrollment, attendance, and success in school of homeless children and youth; and (2) ensure homeless children and youth have equal access to the same free, appropriate, public education as provided to all other students. Services provided cannot replace the regular academic program and must be designed to expand or improve services that are part of the school's regular academic program.

Program Questions: Leanne Wheeler, email:, phone: 916-319-0383

Downloading Questions: Shoshannah Fuentes, Homeless Children and Youth Program, e-mail:, tel. 916-319-0384

Document Description
Cover Letter (DOC)
Cover letter for the Education for Homeless Children and Youth (EHCY) Program FY2018-2021 Request for Application (RFA).
Request for Applications (DOC) Instructions and forms for completing the Education for Homeless Children and Youth Request for Applications.
Attachment 1 (DOC) Letter of Intent is required if the local educational agency intends to submit and application.
Attachment 2 (DOC) Application Fact Sheet is to be submitted with the Application Narrative.
Attachment 3 (DOC) Assurances and Required Signatures are required for each applicant applying for funding.
Attachment 4 (DOC) Budget Request Form to be submitted with the application.
Webinar Presentation (PDF) Webinar is designed to provide an overview of the EHCY Program as well as details of the RFA process.

Certifications and Assurances

Document Description

General Assurances & Certifications
(Posted April-2018)

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, May 14, 2019
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