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Homeless Children and Youth Formula Grant Application (ARP-HCY II)

American Rescue Plan Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief - Homeless Children and Youth (ARP-HCY II)

Formula Grant Application


Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis until Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at 11:59 pm.

Required to obtain benefit. Form #STS-101. EDAC approved 7/7/21 for 2021-2022.


Education Provider Information
Check box below that best describes your organization.
Indicate the intended recipient schools.
Authorized Representative Information
Program Contact Information
Authorized Requester Information
Funding Request
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Program Assurances
Read the assurance and check the box to indicate that the LEA understands and intends to comply with the corresponding program requirements. The LEA must agree to all assurances understanding that if certain requirements don't apply to the LEA's current context, that the LEA would meet the requirements if the situation were to become applicable. The proposal will be in compliance with the criteria in the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act, reauthorized December 2015 under Title IX, Part A of ESEA the American Rescue Plan Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief – Homeless Children and Youth (ARP-HCY) Fund award, as authorized in section 2001(b)(1) of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARP).
  • Ensure that it has taken steps to provide equitable access to, and participation in, its federally-assisted programs for students, teachers, and other program beneficiaries with special needs;
  • Ensure that each program will be administered in accordance with applicable statutes, regulations, program plans, and applications;
  • Ensure that control of funds and property acquired using ARP - HCY program funds will be maintained and administered by the appropriate public agency;
  • Ensure that fiscal control and fund accounting procedures will be used to properly disburse of, and account for, federal funds;
  • Report to the state agency or board and to the Secretary as may be needed for the state agency or board and the Secretary to perform their duties under each program, and each LEA will maintain records (as required in Section 443 of the General Education Provisions Act (GEPA)) and provide access to those records as the state board, state agency, or Secretary deems necessary to carry out their responsibilities;
  • Provide opportunities for the participation in, planning for, and operation of each program by teachers, parents, and other interested agencies, organizations, and individuals;
  • Ensure that applications, evaluations, plans, or reports related to each program will be made available to parents and the public;
  • Ensure that facilities constructed under any program will be consistent with overall state construction plans and standards and with the requirements of Section 504 of the General Education Provisions Act (GEPA): Overview and Issues Congressional Research Service 12 Rehabilitation Act of 1973 in order to ensure that the facilities are accessible to and usable by individuals with disabilities;
  • The LEA has adopted effective procedures for acquiring and disseminating information and research regarding the programs and for adopting, where appropriate, promising educational practices to teachers and administrators participating in each program; and
  • Ensure that none of the funds expended under any applicable program will be used to acquire equipment if such acquisition results in a direct financial benefit to any organization representing the interests of the purchasing entity or its employees.
Approval and Transmittal Form

An Approval and Transmittal Form in Word or PDF format must be submitted as part of your complete application. If the application is approved, funding will not be awarded until all signatures are in place. Applications may be submitted without signatures; however, please attempt to obtain all signatures before submitting the application.

How to submit your form:

  1. Download the Approval and Transmittal Form here (DOCX)
  2. Click Choose File to select the file you want to upload - Word or PDF format please.
  3. Click Upload to attach the file to your application.

Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf doc docx odt.
Application Narrative
(no more than 500 words)
(no more than 500 words)
(no more than 500 words)
(check all that apply)
Electronic Budget

A detailed Excel Budget Workbook must be submitted as part of your complete application. Ensure that all costs included in the budget are linked to the program plan within the narrative for additional funding. Approved subgrantees will receive a Grant Award Letter and Request for Funds form that will allow the drawdown of funds.

How to submit your budget:

  1. Download Excel Budget Workbook here
  2. Click Choose File to select the file you want to upload - Excel format please.
  3. Click Upload to attach the file to your application.

Please note that the system will not accept files with the .xlsm file extension. If you are unable to save your budget as .xls or .xlsx:

  1. Please e-mail your completed budget to CompetitiveGrants@cde.state.co.us.
  2. Upload a blank Excel file in.xls or .xlsx format to this system as a placeholder in order to complete your submission.

Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: gif jpg jpeg png xls xlsx ods xml.