The Financial Hardship program provides assistance for districts that cannot provide all or a part of their local share for a School Facility Program project.
The School Facility Program Handbook
(PDF) contains detailed information on the Financial Hardship funding in Section 10.
Financial Hardship Program forms
Financial Hardship Re-Reviews
If and when funding becomes available through the sale of bonds, the OPSC stands ready to assist Financial Hardship districts and county offices of education (COEs) that would require a re-review of their financial records.
As a reminder, Financial Hardship districts and COEs with projects on the Unfunded List for 180 days or more that are participating in a certification filing period must undergo a re-review of their financial records to determine if they have any additional funds available to contribute to their project(s) prior to receiving an actual apportionment.
Financial Hardship Re-Reviews Webinar Presentation - October 12, 2011
Financial Hardship (Part VI of How to Apply for School Facilities Funding) - May 16, 2011
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