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2021 Truancy Response Program Grant

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​T​he Orange County Department of Education, in partnership with the County of Orange and the Juvenile Justice Coordinating Council is pleased to announce that our Truancy Response Program Grant is now open effective November 3, 2021- November 30, 2021. This three year grant is an opportunity for local community based agencies to apply for funding as a partner organization(s) in order to provide interventions for youth referred by their school districts for support with truancy mitigation.

Eligible Applicants:​​
  • ​​​​Community based organizations who provide parent education, counseling services and other diversion interventions for youth and families. 
  • Agencies that have the capability to serve residents throughout Orange County (Ex. multiple locations or the ability to provide localized supports).
  • Agencies that hold appropriate insurance and hire licensed staff to serve youth in specified services.
Award Amount:
  • ​400,000.00 annually for three years for one agency or multiple agencies as determined by OCDE to meet all required services for students.
Grant Length:
  • Three years, with the opportunity for a two year contract extension depending on funding availability and satisfactory completion of grant deliverables.

Grant Timeline:

  • Grant Release:                                                               November 3, 2021 by 10:00 am PST
  • Grant Application Question Deadline: ​​                    November 19, 2021 by 10:00 am PST​
  • Grant Application Deadline:                                       November 30, 2021 by 10:00 am PST
  • Preliminary Award Announcement:                           December 13, 2021​
  • Appeal Deadline:                                                          December 17, 2021 by 10:00 am PST
  • Final Award Announcement:                                      December 20, 2021

Grant Overview Presentati​on​

Application Information:​

Exhibits below are required for completion of the grant application. Please see directions beside each exhibit:


For additional information, please email TRP@ocde.us