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GMART Instructions

Grant Management and Reporting Tool (GMART) Instructions for local educational agencies (LEAs) and county offices of education (COEs) to complete and submit applications for funding and to modify and submit budget and expenditure data in the GMART.

General Information

  • The GMART is best viewed with:

    • Chrome 56.0 or higher
    • Internet Explorer 11.0 or higher
    • Mozilla Firefox 51.0 or higher
    • Safari 5.1.7 or higher

  • GMART sessions will timeout after 20 minutes of inactivity and the user will need to login again to continue. Please note that while data in tables will be stored, certain text may be lost due to the timeout and may need to be re-entered.

  • Use the menu within the GMART to navigate within the system and to return to the GMART Home Page. Please do not use the forward or back options of the browser. Please do not refresh or reload the page.

  • Simultaneous use of the GMART in multiple tabs or windows of the browser is not recommended as it may corrupt application data.

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GMART is a web-based platform that allows LEAs and COEs to complete and submit applications for funding, modify funding plans, and submit expenditure data.

Applications for Funding

Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Comprehensive Support and Improvement (CSI) Grants using the GMART:

LEA

Fiscal Years (FYs) 2019 and 2020 CSI Subgrants (2019 Dashboard)

FYs 2019–20 and 2020–21 ESSA CSI LEA Application for Funding Instructions

COE

FYs 2019 and 2020 CSI Subgrants (2019 Dashboard)

FYs 2019–20 and 2020–21 ESSA CSI COE Application for Funding Instructions

Grant Management Reporting

Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Comprehensive Support and Improvement (CSI) Grants using the GMART:

LEA

Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 CSI Subgrants (2019 Dashboard)

FY 2020–21 ESSA CSI LEA Fiscal Reporting Instructions

FY 2019 CSI Subgrants (2019 Dashboard)

FY 2019–20 ESSA CSI LEA Fiscal Reporting Instructions

FY 2018 CSI Subgrants (2018 Dashboard)

FY 2018–19 ESSA CSI LEA Fiscal Reporting Instructions

COE

FY 2020 CSI Subgrants (2019 Dashboard)

FY 2020–21 ESSA CSI COE Fiscal Reporting Instructions

FY 2019 CSI Subgrants (2019 Dashboard)

FY 2019–20 ESSA CSI COE Fiscal Reporting Instructions

FY 2018 CSI Subgrants (2018 Dashboard)

FY 2018–19 ESSA CSI COE Fiscal Reporting Instructions

School Improvement Grant (SIG)

SIG Cohort 4 Reporting Instructions

Federal Reporting

Federal Reporting Timeline for Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Comprehensive Support and Improvement (CSI) Funds

Federal Reporting Timeline for FY 2019 CSI Funds

Federal Reporting Timeline for FY 2018 CSI Funds

The California Department of Education is required to meet reporting requirements under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), Section 1003(i) for school improvement funds. In the GMART, under the Federal Report tab, LEAs will report:

  • The amount of funds each CSI-eligible school received, and
  • The types of strategies implemented in each school with such funds.

LEAs will be required to report the required data under the Federal Reports tab in the GMART in alignment with the Federal Reporting Timelines below.

Federal Reporting Timeline for FY 2020 CSI Funds (2019 Dashboard)
Federal FY Reporting Time Period (Date Period Covered) GMART Reporting Due Date Aligned to GMART Report Period
School Year (SY) 2020–21
(February 15, 2021, to June 30, 2021)
October 31, 2021 2
SY 2021–22
(July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2022)
October 31, 2022 Final
SY 2022–23
(July 1, 2022, to September 30, 2022)
February 28, 2023 N/A
Federal Reporting Timeline for FY 2019 CSI Funds (2019 Dashboard)
Federal FY Reporting Time Period (Date Period Covered) GMART Reporting Due Date Aligned to GMART Report Period
SY 2019–20
(March 25, 2020, to June 30, 2020)
October 31, 2020 1
SY 2020–21
(July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021)
October 31, 2021 Final
SY 2021–22
(July 1, 2021, to September 30, 2021)
February 28, 2022 N/A
Federal Reporting Timeline for FY 2018 CSI Funds (2018 Dashboard)
Federal FY Reporting Time Period (Date Period Covered) GMART Reporting Due Date Aligned to GMART Report Period
SY 2018–19
(March 18, 2019, to June 30, 2019)
July 31, 2020 4
SY 2019–20
(July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2020)
October 31, 2020 5
SY 2020–21
(July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021)
October 31, 2021 Final
SY 2021–22
(July 1, 2021, to September 30, 2021)
February 28, 2022 N/A


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Last Reviewed: Tuesday, June 29, 2021
Recently Posted in Title I: Improving Academic Achievement
  • FY 2020–21 CSI COE Fiscal Reporting Instructions (added 29-Jun-2021)
    Instructions for county offices of education (COEs) that provide technical assistance to local educational agencies (LEAs) with schools meeting the criteria for Comprehensive Support and Improvement (CSI) Fiscal Year (FY) 2020–21 to use the GMART
  • FY 2020–21 GMART CSI LEA Reporting Instructions (added 17-Jun-2021)
    Grant Management and Reporting Tool (GMART) instructions for local educational agencies (LEAs) with schools that meet the criteria for Comprehensive Support and Improvement (CSI) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2020–21.