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September 20, 2022 School Board Meeting
Title
The Driving Choice Grant Program
Meeting Date(s)
Consent w/o Information - 09/20/2022
Consent Type
Without Information
Discussion

The district is proposing development and submission of a funding opportunity authorized under 2022-23 General Appropriations Act, Appropriation Item 101, Special Categories – Grants and Aids – Strategic Statewide Initiatives, Driving Choice Grant Program. The purpose of these funds is to improve access to reliable and safe transportation for students participating in public educational school choices pursuant to s. 1002.20(6)(a), F.S., and to support innovative solutions that increase the efficiency of public-school transportation.  The allocation for this fund, which must be proportional shared with charter schools, is determined from the General Revenue Fund and is provided to the Department of Education to implement the Driving Choice Grant Program established pursuant to s. 1006.27, Florida Statutes (F.S.). There are no matching requirements for the CRRSA Act programs. Awarded funds under this program must be fully obligated by September 30, 2023, or earlier if so identified by The Department of Education.  Upon submission a full copy of each application will be available for review in the Financial Services Division. 

Recommendation

Approve the development and submission of this funding opportunity under 2022-23 General Appropriations Act, Appropriation Item 101, Special Categories – Grants and Aids – Strategic Statewide Initiatives, Driving Choice Grant Program proposals.

Authority for Action
2022-23 General Appropriations Act, Appropriation Item 101, Special Categories – Grants and Aids – Strategic Statewide Initiatives, Driving Choice Grant Program. $15,000,000 in nonrecurring funds from the General Revenue Fund are provided to the Department of Education to implement the Driving Choice Grant Program established pursuant to s. 1006.27, Florida Statutes (F.S.).
Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
No
Source of Funding

Operating - Grant
Financial Impact
FY Amount Budgeted Fund Cost Center Project Function Object Program
23 $355,974.00 TBD TBD Various TBD TBD TBD TBD
Legal Counsel Review
No
Contact
Dr. Stephanie Soliven, Assistant Superintendent, Secondary Leading and Learning (321) 633-1000, Ext. 11300 Cindy Lesinski, Chief Financial Officer (321) 633-1000, Ext. 11600
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