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Request for Applications

Education for Homeless Children and Youth Program

Due: Thursday, February 4, 2021

The purpose of this program is to facilitate the enrollment, attendance, and success in school of homeless children and youth; and 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: Homeless Education Program, email:, phone: 866-856-8214

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

Document Description
Cover Letter Cover letter for the Education for Homeless Children and Youth Program FY 2021-2024 Request for Application (RFA). This RFA is intended for local educational agencies, not including county offices of education.
Request for Application (DOCX) Instructions and forms for completing the Education for Homeless Children and Youth Request for Applications.
Attachment 1 (PDF) Letter of Intent is required if the local educational agency intends to submit an application.
Attachment 2 (PDF) Application Fact Sheet is to be submitted with the Application Narrative.
Attachment 3 (PDF) Assurances and Required Signatures are required for each applicant applying for funding.
Attachment 4 (PDF) Budget Request Form to be submitted with the application.
Webinar PowerPoint (PPTX) PowerPoint presentation from the webinar hosted on November 10, 2020.
Frequently Asked Questions (PDF) Frequently asked questions from the November 10, 2020 webinar.


Certifications and Assurances

Document Description

General Assurances & Certifications (Posted Feb-2020)

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: Wednesday, December 23, 2020
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