Johnny Key

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Carryover (Allotment Balances)

An LEA has 15 months - from July 1 of the year,  in which the funds are allocated through September 30 of the following year – to spend a federal grant award.  In most cases, if an LEA does not obligate all of the funds by the end of the fiscal year for which Congress appropriated the funds, it may obligate the remaining funds during the carryover period of one year (34 CFR 76.709) for a 27-month total period of availability.
 
Title I limits the amount of carryover to 15 percent of the total allocation.  An LEA may request a waiver of this carryover limit once every three years.
 
Title I Carryover Waivers Granted (PDF)
 
Title I Carryover Waiver Request Form (DOC)

Carryover

For more information, please contact:

Kristy Hobson, Federal Funding Analyst
Arkansas Department of Education
Federal Funding
Four Capitol Mall, Room 204-A
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone:  501-682-0116
 
Annette Pearson, Federal Program Analyst
Arkansas Department of Education
Federal Funding
Four Capitol Mall, Room 204-A
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone:  501-683-1243
 
Bonnie Casey, Fiscal Support Manager-Special Education
Arkansas Department of Education
Federal Funding
Four Capitol Mall, Room 204-A
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone:  501-682-4482
 
Amy Thomas, Federal Finance Coordinator
Arkansas Department of Education
Federal Funding
Four Capitol Mall, Room 204-A
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone:  501-682-3636


 

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