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Phase 3 Summer/Fall 2022 Grant Opportunity

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Phase 3 Summer/Fall 2022 Grant
(For New Applicants not currently involved in Phase 3)

Thank you for your interest in the CA MTSS Phase 3 Summer/Fall 2022 Grant. The California Department of Education in partnership with the Orange County Department of Education and the Butte County Office of Education is pleased to announce that our Phase 3 CA MTSS RFA will be available on 7/15/22. This grant will provide funding to awardees and an opportunity for school sites, LEAs, and county offices of education to build capacity toward full implementation of CA MTSS to improve outcomes for all learners. ​

This grant is open to public schools and LEAs, public charter schools or County offices of education and county run schools.

Review the criteria for the application types below (school, consortium, county office of education) to decide which grant opportunity fits your needs.  ​​

Application Release Date: July 15, 2022

New deadline for Application: November 15, 2022,​ 2:00 p.m. (PST​​)​

Preliminary Announcement: December 9, 2022

​​Appeal Deadline: December 15, 2022 by 2:00 p.m. (PST)

Final Award Announcement: January 5, 2023 

Grant Period:    March 1, 2023-June 30, 2026​​

Grant Questions Office Hours:​​​​

Our deadline has been extended and the high school award funding change is updated as of 10/10/22.

School Grant
Individual schools may apply to build staff capacity and implement CAMTSS at their sites. All school administrators will be assigned a coach for the duration of the grant period to meet with on a regular basis for support. Please see above for an example of funding allocation.  
School Grant Application
School Grant Application Questions.pdf
  • An individual K-8 school will receive:

    • ​$50,000 for schools with up to 1,000 students

    • or

    • $100,000.00 for schools with 1000 students or more

  • High school awards are based on an average of $100.00 x 2022/23 student enrollment provided in the application
    • Examples:​
      • ​500 or fewer students = $50,000.00 
      • ​700 students x 100.00 =$70,000.00
      • ​1000 students x 100.00 = 100,000.00
      • ​1700 students x 100.00 = 170,000.00
      • ​2000 students x 100.00 = 200,000.00
      • ​2750 students x 100.00 = 275,000.00
      • ​4000 students x 100.00 = 400,000.00​​​
Consortium Grant
Apply as a consortium with up to 6 partners. The consortium may include up to 5 schools or small LEA's  with one additional partner (ex. LEA or COE) willing to act as the lead fiscal agent and coach for partner school site leaders. Please see above for an example of funding allocation. ​
Consortium Grant Ap​​plication​
Consortium RFA Questions.pdf
  • ​Up to 5 agencies (LEA's, schools) and one lead agency (School, district or county)
  • Lead agency will receive an additional $15,000 to support indirect costs
  • K-8 schools will each receive:
    • $50,000 for schools with up to 1,000 students
    • or
    • $100,000.00 for schools with 1000 students or more
  • High school awards are based on an average of $100.00 x 2022/23 student enrollment provided in the application ​
      • Examples:
        • 500 or fewer students = $50,000.00 
        • 700 students x 100.00 =$70,000.00
        • 1000 students x 100.00 = 100,000.00
        • 1700 students x 100.00 = 170,000.00
        • 2000 students x 100.00 = 200,000.00
        • 2750 students x 100.00 = 275,000.00
        • 4000 students x 100.00 = 400,000.00​
    COE  Capacity Building/Coaching Grant  
    County Offices not already involved in Phase 3 may apply to engage in online certification to  build capacity and earn certification as CA MTSS coaches in order to support local LEAs and schools with CAMTSS implementation.  COE's will also agree to provide coaching to any local Phase 3 awardees in their county.  Funding for staff time spent on learning and coaching will be provided at $50,000 per COE​.

    Additional Resources​​

    Appeal Process for Denied Applications

    ​​​For additional information, email camtss@ocde.us  ​​



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