Wednesday, November 23, 2016

RFA: School Improvement Grant (SIG) Cohort 4 (CA Dept of Education)

RFA: School Improvement Grant (SIG) Cohort 4 (CA Dept of Education):

Request for Applications

School Improvement Grant (SIG) Cohort 4

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 Projected Funding Profile: No due date information is available.

The School Improvement Grant (SIG), authorized under section 1003(g) of Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA), are grants to state educational agencies (SEAs) that are used to make competitive subgrants to local educational agencies (LEAs) that demonstrate the greatest need for the funds and the strongest commitment to use the funds to provide adequate resources in order to substantially raise the achievement of students in their lowest-performing schools.
Program Questions: Linda Moscatelli, e-mail: LMoscatelli@cde.ca.gov, tel. 916-445-1256
Downloading Questions: Kevin Donnelly, e-mail: KDonnelly@cde.ca.gov, tel. 916-324-3278

DocumentDescription
Request for Applications
(DOC; Revised 03-Aug-2016)
Updated School Improvement Grant Cohort 4, Fiscal Years 2014, 2015, and 2016, Local Educational Agency Request for Applications. Updates include revisions to the timeline, eligibility language, and the California State-determined Intervention Model. The application contains general information, SIG forms, a SIG application checklist, an application rubric, and important links. The application was closed on September 8, 2016.
A letter announcing the release of the School Improvement Grant Cohort 4, Local Educational Agency, Fiscal Years 2014, 2015, and 2016, Request for Applications. The letter also provides details regarding the SIG program.
Rubric, Scoring Guide, and Application Checklist (DOC)This document contains a separate copy of the SIG application checklist, scoring guide, and application rubric that is included in the School Improvement Grant Cohort 4, Fiscal Years 2014, 2015, and 2016, Local Educational Agency Request for Applications as Appendices D―F.
SIG Form 2 (XLS)This Excel document contains SIG Form 2—Implementation Charts for each of the SIG Intervention models. The LEA must complete one SIG Form—2 Implementation Chart, that is specific to the intervention model to be implemented for each school site. This document is required for the application.
SIG Form 3 (XLS)This Excel workbook contains templates for the School Improvement Grant (SIG) Form 3—Local Educational Agency (LEA) and School Budget. Only one workbook should be submitted and it must include budgets for all school sites and the school district.
Funding Results (XLS)A total of 11 districts were funded on behalf of 26 schools.
Certifications and Assurances

DocumentDescription
The following General Assurances and Certifications are requirements of applicants and grantees as a condition of receiving funds. Applicants do not need to sign and return the general assurances and certifications with the application; instead, they must download them and keep them on file to be available for compliance reviews, complaint investigations, or audits. Applicants that participate in the Consolidated Application should already have a copy of the general assurances and certifications on file and do not need to keep a separate copy. Program-specific assurances are not included here and should be listed separately on the RFA.

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