Funding for this program is no longer available as the program has ended; projects are in the construction and reporting phase. Interested parties are encouraged to SUBSCRIBE to the list serve to receive information on future programs as they may become available.

FIRST REMINDER: Project Completion Date is June 30, 2020

In accordance with the Proposition 39 Guidelines, all Proposition 39-funded energy efficiency and renewable energy projects must be completed by June 30, 2020. See Proposition 39 Guidelines, page 8, Schedule Table, for all schedule milestones and due dates.

The deadline for all Final Project Completion Reports is September 30, 2021 (15 months after the June 30, 2020, Final Project Completion Date). See Proposition 39 Guidelines, pages 29 and 30.

Local education agencies with Proposition 39 funded projects not completed by June 30, 2020, may be required to return Proposition 39 funds.

Questions may be directed to or the Proposition 39 (K-12) Hotline, toll-free at 855-380-8722, or for those out-of-state at (916) 653-0400.

FINAL REMINDER: Annual Proposition 39 Progress Reports Due

September 30, 2019 is the last day for local educational agencies (LEAs) with approved energy expenditure plans (EEPs) to submit annual progress reports to the California Energy Commission.

Annual progress report templates are available through the Energy Expenditure Plan Online Reporting System. LEAs are legally mandated to report to the Energy Commission. Annual progress reports must be submitted for each approved EEP until all eligible energy measures are completed. The annual progress report covers activities that occurred in the previous fiscal year.

Instructions, training videos, and PowerPoint presentations are available on the Proposition 39 (K-12) program webpage at: If the link does not work, please copy the entire link into your web browser’s URL.

Questions may be directed to or the Proposition 39 (K-12) Hotline, toll-free at 855-380-8722, or for those out-of-state at (916) 653-0400.

Final Encumbrance Date Is June 30, 2019

Local education agencies must encumber Proposition 39 funds by June 30, 2019. Funds not encumbered by the date will not be authorized for disbursement.

Encumbrances, which are a budgetary tool, are obligations in the form of purchase orders, contracts, salaries, and other commitments chargeable to an appropriation for which a part of the appropriation is reserved.  More at the California Department of Education California School Accounting Manual - PDF (Section 210-11).

Prop 39 K-12 Program Success

The Clean Energy Jobs Act (Proposition 39) K-12 Program allocated more than $1.5 billion over five years to schools across the state to improve facilities and help lower energy bills. Upgrades include switching to LED lighting, replacing inefficient air-conditioning and heating units, and installing solar panels.

Read more success stories on the California Energy Commission's blog.



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