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Request for Applications (RFA)
FY 2015

(July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015)


Questions and Responses

 
Date Question Answer
April 30, 2014

You are requesting an audited financial statement covering the most recent two-year period (would this be two separate audit reports, such as FY2012 & FY2013? 

Yes, it would be two separate reports – one for each year.
April 22, 2014

Form #8 does not set a page limit. Also is it possible to change the font? 

There is no page limitation on Form #8.  It may also be a separate document.

 See April 8, 2014 response below in regards to font size.
April 22, 2014

Where did the Census of Need information come from on the RFA?

American Community Survey
April 22, 2014 Does the $395 charge include the Teachers Academy and Fall Conference or is it $395 each?

It is 2 different activities. They have separate prices due to Teachers being nominated to attend the Teachers Academy and then they leave and not stay for the conference.

April 16, 2014 FY2015 Estimated Allocations The page break has been changed on this spreadsheet.  The page will now print El/Civics estimate with the state estimate, federal 231, 223, and 225 estimates.
April 9, 2014 On SF-424, do we check continuation or new? At the Technical Assistance Workshop, instructions were given for SF424. A number of items are prefilled on this form.  Item 2 is a prefilled item and therefore it is already checked with the appropriate response. Please do not change prefilled items.
April 8, 2014 All of the professional development information does not fit onto Application Form #14 B even after deleting the instructions.  May I reduce the font size? Yes, reducing the font is fine as long as it can be read.
April 3, 2014

Are there FY2015 employers’ contribution/payroll expense projections?

FY 2015 payroll expense projections are:

  • TRS
13.15%
  • ERS-Old
17.21%
  • ERS-New
21.96%
  • ERS-GSEPS
18.87%
  • Health Ins
30.454%
April 2, 2014 Has there been an update to the FY15 Assurances?

Yes, please note that the Assurances document in the Assurances and Federal Forms section has been updated to include Assurance 29.  At the very bottom of the document there is a 04/01/2014 date.

Please be sure to have your fiscal agent sign the latest version of the Assurances and submit with the completion of your renewal application.

April 1, 2014

Can I pay a full-time person from corrections and state----or would I have to divide between corrections and 231----if I did corrections and state, benefits would have to come from state, right?

Preferably divide between corrections and 231, but if between corrections and state, then state would have to be charged all benefits cost.  Of course, time and effort would have to be carefully completed for both situations.

March 21, 2014

Are there any updates to the documents?

Yes, in the timeline document, the dates for the Operations Meeting have been updated to July 29-31, 2014.

In General Information and Instructions on p. 6, the May 30, 2014 date has been changed from Monday to Friday.

In the Application Forms document, Application Form #14A Professional Development Plan Narrative, the dates for the Operations Meeting has been changed to July 29-31, 2014.


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