RFA Memos

RFA and General Memos                    

  • Memo - April 5, 2019, California Community College Chancellor's Office.
    This announcement provides information regarding Guidance for Final Report Narrative and Final Payment-Grant Closeout Process for all WEDD EWD and Apprenticeship Grants for FY2017-18.  Click here for more information
    • Guidance for Final Report Narrative Details.
    • Final Payment-Grant Closeout Process for all WEDD EWD and Apprenticeship Grant for FY2017-18.
  • Memo - April 5, 2019, Matthew Roberts, Ed.D., Dean of Field Operations
    This memo provides information regarding Strong Workforce Program Incentive Funding Corrections.  Click here for more information
  • Memo - February 25, 2019, Matthew Roberts, Ed.D., Dean of Field Operations
    This memo provides K12 Strong Workforce Program Fiscal Agent Roles and Responsibilities. Click here for more information

    This memo provides 2019-20 Perkins IV Title I, Part C Section 132 Formula Distribution Preliminary Reports 1&2 and Certification Instructions
    • 2019-20 Preliminary Headcount Report 1
    • 2019-20 Preliminary Headcount Report 2

  • Memo - February 8, 2019, Jeffrey Mrizek.,Dean
    This memo provides California Community Colleges (CCC) & California State University (CSU) Teacher Preparation (TPP) Collaboration Framework. Click here for more information
    California Community Colleges (CCC) & California State University (CSU)Collaboration in Teacher Preparation
  • Memo - February 6, 2019, Javier Romero.,Dean
    This memo provides Strong Work Force Program - Industry Sectors Project in Common. Click here for more information 
  • Memo - December 19, 2018, Javier Romero.,Dean
    This memo provides updates to Industry Sector Projects in Common (ISPIC) 2017- 18 Closeout and Term Date.  Click here for more information ‎
  • Memo - December 7, 2018, Javier Romero, Dean
    This memo announces the second update to the Deputy Sector Navigator (DSN) Extensions (Part 1 and 2 Reporting Guidance). For more information click here : Memo, Final Report Template
  • Memo - November 30, 2018, Matthew Roberts, Ed.D.,Dean
    This memo provides the Updates to 18-012 Strong Workforce Program Metrics and Funding Timeline. Click here for more information
  • Memo - November 26, 2018, Gary Adams.,Dean
    This memo provides updates to 18-013 DSN Memo + Guidance on Job Assessment & Description.  Click here for more information
    • Guidance for DSN Job Assessment: provides information on how a host college should evaluate the placement and type of position based on the work to be performed. Click here for more information
    • DSN Job Description template:  provides a standard DSN job description that contains the requirements, expectations and standards for the position.  Click here for more information
  • Memo - November 26, 2018, Matthew Roberts, Ed.D.,Dean
    This memo provides the Updates to 18-012 Strong Workforce Program Metrics and Funding Timeline. Click here for more information
  • Memo - November 5, 2018, Matthew Roberts, Ed.D.,Dean
    This memo provides the 2018-2019 K12 Strong Workforce Program Regional Allocations, Click here for more information
  • Memo - November 1, 2018, Matthew Roberts, Ed.D.,Dean
    This memo provides formal Announcement of K12 Strong Workforce Program: Information and Timeline Resources, Engagement Meetings, and Tools to Stay Informed, Click here for more information.
  • Memo - October 31, 2018, Gary Adams.,Dean
    This memo provides formal Announcement of K12 Strong Workforce Program: Information and Timeline Resources, Engagement Meetings, and Tools to Stay Informed, Click here for more information.
    DSN Application Process webpage
  • Memo - September 12, 2018, Matthew Roberts, Ed.D.,Dean
    This memo announces 2018-2019 Strong Workforce ($248 million) Regional and Local Share Base and Incentive Funding Allocations, click here for more information
  • Memo - September 11, 2018, Van Ton-Quinlivan, Executive Vice Chancellor
    This memo announces Solicitation of Interest - Program Pathways Mapper Pilot, click here for more information
  • Memo - August 30, 2018, Javier Romero, Dean
    This memo announces an update to the Deputy Sector Navigator (DSN) Extensions (Part 1 and 2 Reporting Guidance). For more information click here : Memo, Final Report Template
  • Memo – August 10, 2018 , Matthew Roberts, Ed.D, Dean
    This memo announces Strong Workforce Program reporting timelines. For more information, click here
  • Memo – August 7 2018, Jeffrey A. Mrizek, Dean
    This memo announces the Regional Consortia Grant 2017-18 Final Report Instructions.  For more information click here.
  • Memo - August 5, Javier Romero, Dean
    This memo provides information on the grants executed through Chabot Las Positas CCD.  For more information click here.
  • Memo - July 25, 2018, Van Ton-Quinlivan, Executive Vice Chancellor
    This memo provides information on the Workforce Development in Economically Distressed Communities. For more information click here.
  • Memo - July 13, 2018, Van Ton-Quinlivan, Executive Vice Chancellor 
    This memo provides an update on the Request for Interest - Deputy Sector Navigators Request and Host Colleges for Deputy Sector Navigators for more information click here
  • Memo - July 13, 2018, Javier Romero, Dean
    This memo provides an update on the Deputy Sector Navigator (DSN) Extensions part two. For more information click here. To refer to the FAQ document click here.
  • Memo – June 20 2018, Javier Romero,Dean
    This memo provides an update on the Deputy Sector Navigator (DSN) Extensions.For more information click here
  • Memo – June 4, 2018, Matthew Roberts, Ed.D.,Dean
    This memo announces FY 2018-19 RC Grants.For more information click here
  • Memo – April 27, 2018, Van Ton-Quinlivan, Executive Vice Chancellor
    This memo announces COE Extensions.For more information click here
  • Memo – March 28, 2018, Van Ton-Quinlivan, Vice Chancellor
    This memo announces Deputy Sector Navigator (DSN) Extensions.For more information click here
  • Memo – November 7, 2017,Matthew Roberts, Ed.D., Dean
    This memo announces the application for funding - Education Futures project.
    Education Futures Project Application
  • Memo – October 21, 2017, Van Ton-Quinlivan, Vice Chancellor
    This memo provides guidance to the Sector Navigators for the Strong Workforce Program Industry Sectors Projects in Common Dollar Match. For more information, click here
  • Memo – October 19, 2017, Javier Romero, Dean
    This memo provides guidance to the Sector Navigators for the Strong Workforce Program Industry Sectors Projects in Common. For more information, click here
  • Memo – September 20, 2017, Matthew Roberts, Ed.D., Dean
    This memo announces the Teacher Preparation Pipeline education pathway programs.
    The California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office (CCCCO) is soliciting Letters of Intent (LOI) for the Education Futures Project, from colleges seeking to support the incubation of the regional expansion of Teacher Preparation Pipeline education pathway programs. For more information, please click here
  • Memo – September 5, 2017, Javier Romero, Dean
    This memo provides Guidance for the Perkins Funding and the New Financial System at the Chancellor's Office
    Click Here for the Perkins Q4 remaining balances
  • Memo – August 18, 2017, Javier Romero, Dean
    This memo provides Guidance for Final Report Narrative, Program Year 2016-17 for the Guidance for Final Report Narrative Instructions click here
  • Memo – August 9, 2017, Van Ton-Quinlivan, Vice Chancellor
    This memo announces the College Work-Based Learning (WBL) Planning and Tools Pilot to Improve Job Placement Outcomes. For the Request for Letter of Interest Document click here
    For more information please click here
  • Memo – August 3, 2017,Eloy Ortiz Oakley, Chancellor
    This memo and attachment announces the Chancellor's office support for travel restrictions imposed by our state legislature through AB 1887.
  • Memo – July 28, 2017, Matthew Roberts, Dean
    This memo and attachment announces the Strong Workforce Program 2 Rollout: Local and Regional Template and Reporting Features in "Nova"
  • Memo – July 27, 2017, Jeffrey A. Mrizek, Dean
    This memo and attachment announces the 2016-2017 Perkins Title I-C/CTE Transitions Final Report System Online
  • Memo – July 26, 2017, Mario Rodriguez, Vice Chancellor of Finance and Facilities &Van Ton-Quinlivan, Vice Chancellor of Workforce and Economic Development
    This memo and attachment announces the Strong Workforce Program District and Region Allocations for Round 2: 2017-18
  • Memo – July 25, 2017, Van Ton-Quinlivan, Vice Chancellor of Workforce and Economic Development & Pamela D. Walker, Ed.D.Vice Chancellor of Educational Services
    This memo and attachment announces the agreement with California State Approving Agency for Veterans Education
  • Memo – July 3, 2017, Van Ton-Quinlivan, Vice Chancellor
    Formal Notification of Intent to Award for the FY 2017-18 Centers of Excellence Director San Diego / Imperial Region Grant Program RFA No. 17-305
  • Memo – June 20, 2017, Van Ton-Quinlivan, Vice Chancellor
    This memo and attachment announces the Solicitation of Interest for the Centers of Excellence Director (San Diego / Imperial Region)
  • Memo – June 7, 2017,Matthew Roberts, Dean
    This memo and attachment announces the Strong Workforce Program Planning Timeline: Important dates for Round 2
  • Memo – June 7, 2017, Jeffrey A. Mrizek, Dean
    This memo and attachment announces the 2017-18 Perkins Title I, Part C and CTE Transitions District Final Allocations, Online Application Availability and Certification
  • Memo – May 4, 2017, Van Ton-Quinlivan, Vice Chancellor
    This memo and attachment announces a 2017-18 Renewal Applications - Revised Appendix B for the Deputy Sector Navigator Grant, Regional Consortia Grant, Sector Navigator Grant and the Technical Assistance Providers: Centers of Excellence for Labor-Market Research Grant
    Letter – March 28, 2017,Van Ton-Quinlivan, Vice Chancellor
    Agreement with California State Approving Agency for Veterans Education (CSAAVE)
  • Memo – March 24, 2017, Van Ton-Quinlivan, Vice Chancellor
    Formal Notification of Intent to Award for the FY 2016-17 California Apprenticeship Initiative - Pre-Apprenticeship Grant Program RFA No. 16-192
  • Memo – March 21, 2017, Van Ton-Quinlivan, Vice Chancellor
    This memo and attachment announces the Deputy Sector Navigator Grant, Regional Consortia Grant, Sector Navigator Grant and the Technical Assistance Providers: Centers of Excellence for Labor-Market Research Grant will be renewed for the 2017-18 fiscal year.
  • Memo – March 2, 2017, Van Ton-Quinlivan, Vice Chancellor
    This memo and attachment announces the Strong Workforce Program and the web viewing of how Local and Regional Shares were invested
  • Memo – February 10, 2017, Van Ton-Quinlivan, Vice Chancellor
    Sample Letter to Student(s)
    This memo and attachment announces the Cal Grant C and the Full Time Student Success Grant assistance 
  • Memo – January 31, 2017, Pamela D. Walker, Ed.D.Vice Chancellor of Educational Services &Van Ton-Quinlivan, Vice Chancellor of Workforce and Economic Development
    Guidance Document for CTE

    This Memo announces the Guidance Regarding Career Technical Education Minimum Qualifications and Equivalency
  • Memo – January 18, 2017, Van Ton-Quinlivan, Vice Chancellor
    New Grant Opportunity RFA 16-192: California Apprenticeship Initiative - Pre-apprenticeship grant program 
  • Memo – January 10, 2017, Van Ton-Quinlivan, Vice Chancellor
    This memo and attachment announces the Strong Workforce Program Metrics Tab updates in LaunchBoard

General RFA Memos

  • Memo – December 6, 2016, Van Ton-Quinlivan, Vice Chancellor
    Formal Notification of Intent to Award the Adult Education Block Grant (AEBG) Technical Assistance, Coordination and Capacity Building, RFA 16-206
  • Memo – December 2, 2016, Van Ton-Quinlivan, Vice Chancellor
    Formal Notification of Intent to Award for the FY 2016-17 California Apprenticeship Initiative – New and Innovative Grant Program RFA No. 16-191
  • Memo – November 17, 2016, Van Ton-Quinlivan, Vice Chancellor
    This memo and attachment announces the Strong Workforce Program - Regional Share Template System - 2016-17 Funds
  • Memo – October 5, 2016, Van Ton-Quinlivan, Vice Chancellor
    New Grant Opportunity RFA 16-206: Adult Education Block Grant (AEBG) Technical Assistance, Coordination and Capacity Building
  • Memo - September 26, 2016, Van Ton-Quinlivan, Vice Chancellor
    New Grant Opportunity RFA 16-191: California Apprenticeship Initiative – New and Innovative Grant Program
  • Memo - September 20, 2016, Van Ton-Quinlivan, Vice Chancellor
    This memo and attachment announces Strong Workforce Program Local-Share System 2016-17 Funds
  • Memo - September 7, 2016, Matthew Roberts, Dean
    This memo and attachment announces CATEMA – New Data Tool for Articulated Courses and Credit by Exam
  • Memo – August 25, 2016, Matthew Roberts, Dean
    This memo and attachment announces the Guidance on use of funds for the Strong Workforce Program
  • Memo - August 22, 2016, Van Ton-Quinlivan, Vice Chancellor
    Formal Notification of Intent to Award for the FY 2016-17 Strong Workforce Statewide Fiscal Omnibus, RFA No. 16-205
  • Memo - July 18, 2016, Van Ton-Quinlivan, Vice Chancellor
    New Grant Opportunity RFA 16-205: Strong Workforce Statewide Fiscal Omnibus.
  • Memo - July 1, 2016, Van Ton-Quinlivan, Vice Chancellor
    Formal Notification of Intent to Award for the FY 2016-17, RFA No. 16-158 Deputy Sector Navigator Grant – Bay Area Economic Region Only Sector: Information & Communication Technologies (ICT)/Digital Media, RFA No. 16-158
  • Memo – June 17, 2016, Van Ton-Quinlivan, Vice Chancellor
    Formal Notification of Intent to Award for the FY 2016-17 Real Estate Education Center Grant, RFA No. 16-002
  • Memo - June 8, 2016, Van Ton-Quinlivan, Vice Chancellor
    Formal Notification of Intent to Award for the FY 2016-17 Fiscal Agent for INNOVATIONMAKER3 and STEM/STEAM Workforce Development, RFA No. 16-203
  • Memo - June 8, 2016, Van Ton-Quinlivan, Vice Chancellor
    Formal Notification of Intent to Award for the FY 2016-17 Technical Assistance Provider: Centers of Excellence for Labor Market Research (COE)(South-Central Coast Region Only), RFA No. 16-204
  • Memo - June 8, 2016, Matthew Roberts, Dean
    This memo and attachment announces an increase to the 2016-2017 Perkins Title I-C Basic Grant allocations from Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act of 2006 (P.L. 109-270; CFDA #84.048A). 
  • Memo - May 26, 2016, Van Ton-Quinlivan, Vice Chancellor
    New Grant Opportunity RFA 16-158: Deputy Sector Navigator Grant, Sector: Information & Communication Technologies (ICT) Digital Media (Bay Area Economic Region Only)
  • Memo - May 9, 2016, Walter Di Mantova, Dean
    This memo and attachment announces a change to the 2016-2017 Perkins CTE Transitions allocations  from Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act of 2006 (P.L. 109-270; CFDA #84.048A).
  • Memo - April 29, 2016, Van Ton-Quinlivan, Vice Chancellor
    New Grant Opportunity RFA 16-204: Technical Assistance Provider: Centers of Excellence for Labor Market Research (COE) (South-Central Coast Region Only)
  • Memo - April 27, 2016, Van Ton-Quinlivan, Vice Chancellor
    New Grant Opportunity RFA 16-203: Fiscal Agent for INNOVATIONMAKER3 and STEM/STEAM Workforce Development.
  • Memo - April 26, 2016, Van Ton-Quinlivan, Vice Chancellor
    Formal Notification of Intent to Award for the FY 2015-16 Industry-Driven Regional Collaborative (IDRC): Acute Labor Market Needs – Industry-Recognized Credentials and 21st Century Skills – Food Safety and Quality Assurance Industry-Recognized Credentials, RFA No. 15-202
  • Memo - April 25, 2016, Walter Di Mantova, Dean
    This memo and attachment releases the 2016-2017 Perkins Allocation under Title I, Part C of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act of 2006 (Perkins IV). The document shows your relative “share” of 2016-17 Perkins funds based on the community college system allocation. 
  • Memo - April 15, 2016, Deborah Jones, Ed.D.
    Model for Implementation Multi-criteria Screening Process Extended.
  • Memo - April 14, 2016, Van Ton-Quinlivan, Vice Chancellor
    This memorandum announces 2016-17 Renewal Applications Technical Assistance Webinar will be scheduled on Thursday, 14th April, 2016 at 11am. 
  • Memo - April 13, 2016, Van Ton-Quinlivan, Vice Chancellor
    Formal Notification of Intent to Award the CTE Data Unlocked Grant, RFA No. 15-197
  • Memo - April 1, 2016, Van Ton-Quinlivan, Vice Chancellor 
    This memorandum announces 2016-17 Renewal Applications (Deputy Sector Navigator, Regional Consortia, Sector Navigator, and Technical Assistance Provider: Centers of Excellence for Labor-Market Research)
  • Memo - 16-01 - February 6, 2016, Van Ton-Quinlivan, Vice Chancellor
    Division of Workforce and Economic Development

    2016-17 Perkins IV Title I, Part C Section 132 Formula Distribution Preliminary Reports 1& 2 and Certification Instructions

General RFA Memos

  • Memo - September 1, 2015, Van Ton-Quinlivan, Vice Chancellor
    This memorandum clarifies which grantees are affected by the memorandum dated August 17, 2015
  • Memo - August 17, 2015, Van Ton-Quinlivan, Vice Chancellor
    If your final reporting deadline is August 31, the Final Narrative Report has been delayed until November 30, 2015.
  • Memo - 15-05 - July 29, 2015, Walter DiMantova, Dean
    Regional Consortia Grant 2014-15 Final Claim Instructions
    The purpose of this memo is to provide the 2014-15 Regional Consortia Final Claims instructions, which are due by August 31, 2015
  • Memo - 15-06 - July 24, 2015, Walter DiMantova, Dean
    2014-2015 Perkins Title I-C/CTE Transitions Final Report System
    The purpose of this memo is inform the field that the 2014-2015 Perkins Title I-C/ CTE Transitions Online Final Report system is now available for data input. The Final Report system is available at: https://misweb.cccco.edu/icfinalreport/prod/logon.cfm
  • Memo - 15-04 - June 30, 2015, Walter DiMantova, Dean
    Guidance on Requirement of the new EDGAR 2nd Edition
    The purpose of this memo is to provide information of six required written procedures (indicated by the new EDGAR) that Federal fund recipients must have in place as of July 1, 2015 and which Chancellor’s Office Monitors and/or Federal auditors might ask to review.
  • Memo - June 25, 2015, Gary W. Adams, Dean
    FAQs to assist grantees complete 2014-15 grantee reporting on Momentum Points
  • Memo - May 20, 2014, Gary W. Adams, Dean
    Changes to Common Metrics Reporting Requirements with FAQs
  • Memo - Addendum 1, May 4, 2015, Van Ton-Quinlivan, Vice Chancellor
    Formal Notification of Intent to Award the Technical Assistance Provider for Career Pathways Design Grant, RFA No. 14-189
  • Memo - 15-03 - May 4, 2015, Walter DiMantova, Dean
    Guidance on the Three Year Rule for Use of Perkins Funding
    This memo provides guidance regarding the "Three Year Rule" to ensure adherence to the purpose of Perkins IV funding, which is to improve Career Technical Education (CTE) courses and programs and not to maintain or sustain efforts over long periods of time.
  • Memo - May 1, 2015, Van Ton-Quinlivan, Vice Chancellor
    Formal Notification of Intent to Award the Technical Assistance Provider for Career Pathways Design Grant, RFA No. 14-189
  • Memo - 15-02 - April 10, 2015, Walter Di Mantova, Dean
    Perkins Title I, Part C and CTE Transitions District 2015-16 Final Allocations, Opening of the Combined Online Local Application and Availability of Core and Performance Indicator Reports (2015-16) 
  • Memo - February 18, 2015, Gary W. Adams, Dean
    Changes to Common Metrics Reporting Requirements with FAQs
  • Memo - 15-01 - February 11, 2015, Van Ton-Quinlivan, Vice Chancellor
    2015-16 Data Certification Forms for Perkins Title I, Part C, Allocations
    This memo provides notice of the 2015-16 Perkins allocation data reports and certification form availability and instructions for submitting forms.

General RFA Memos