Intent to Award for the 21st Century ASSETs Funding Results
April 30, 2024

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The Expanded Learning Division is pleased to announce the posting of the Intent to Award for the 21st Century ASSETs Funding Results.

All awards are made contingent upon the availability of federal funds. Funds have been ranked and awarded first by geographic designation, then by priority points and Free and Reduced Price Meal (FRPM) percentage rate. The funding cut-off for each geographic designation is listed below:

After School Safety and Enrichment for Teens After School Base

North-Rural:          Priority 2 with an FRPM Percentage of 69.33%

North-Urban:         Priority 3 with an FRPM Percentage of 73.76%

Central-Rural:       Priority 3 with an FRPM Percentage of 74.98%

Central-Urban:      Priority 3 with an FRPM Percentage of 56.05%

South-Rural:         Priority 4 with an FRPM Percentage of 74.98%

South-Urban:        Priority 4 with an FRPM Percentage of 66.67%


Applicants who wish to appeal the grant award decision must submit a letter of appeal to the California Department of Education (CDE) within 10 calendar days of the date of this Intent to Award email notification.

Appeals are limited to the grounds that the CDE’s action(s) violates a state or federal statute or regulation. The CDE must receive the Letter of Appeal within 10 calendar days of the email notification of the Intent to Award announcement posted on the CDE web page. Postmarks will be honored. Emailed letters of appeal will not be accepted.

The letter of appeal must have an original Authorized Signature of the applicant or signature of the applicant Designee stated in the application.

The appeal should be mailed to:

21st Century ASSETs Grant Application Appeals

Expanded Learning Division

California Department of Education

1430 N Street, Suite 3400

Sacramento, CA 95814-5901

The letter of appeal shall include the following:

  1. A clear, concise statement of the action being appealed;
  2. The legal authority (statute and/or regulation) relied upon for the appeal position;
  3. The specific evidence being submitted to support the appeal; and
  4. The specific remedy sought.

Please note: The Intent to Award list may change after the grant award appeal period is complete. The final awards will be posted on the CDE website when all data is verified, and appeals are decided.

If you have any questions regarding the intent to award posting, please contact the