Requests for Proposal

2022-2023 SPECIAL Request for Proposal Period
Open until October 26, 2022

Request for Proposal Timeline & Procurement

The Santa Barbara Adult Education Consortium (SBAEC) allocation for the Year-8 grant cycle was $912,536.00. There is a total of $117,600 of unallocated funds available in the YR 8 grant cycle. The deadline to apply is due NO LATER THAN NOON, OCTOBER 26, 2022.

All awardees are expected to expend funds no later than June 30, 2023.

The Consortium has historically awarded 70% or more of its total funding to programs.  In 2021-2022, award allocations ranged between $20,000.00 -$224,000.00.

A comprehensive and competitive Request for Proposal submission will align with the California Adult Education Program (CAEP) grant and the Consortium's goals and objectives set forth below.

The Consortium welcomes the public, students, teachers employed by local educational agencies, Community College faculty, principals, administrators, classified staff, and the local bargaining units of the school districts and community colleges to submit a SBAEC Special Request for Proposal to secure program funding.

Supporting Documents
(I) CAEP SBAEC Annual Plan (2022-2023)
(II)  CAEP SBAEC Three-Year Plan (2022-2025)
(III) SBCC School of Extended Learning BW Research Economic and Workforce Gap Analysis for Adult Education Students 

Request for Proposal Instructions

(I) Complete the 2022-2023 Santa Barbara Adult Education Consortium Request for Proposal Google Form Application. The Word version of this application may also be used. As a reminder, all awardees are
expected to expend funds by June 30, 2023. Your timeline of activities should reflect expenditures by the deadline. 

(II) As part of the Request for Proposal Application, complete and email the 2022-2023 Santa Barbara Adult Education Consortium Budget Worksheet to

(III) The Special Request for Proposal Application due NO LATER THAN NOON, OCTOBER 26, 2022.

Once you submit your application, it will be reviewed by the Santa Barbara Adult Education Consortium. You may be asked for clarification during the review period between October 26, 2022 and before the final review and approval in Novermber 2022. Approval of applications will be announced at the Consortium Public Meeting on November 2, 2022.