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 Consolidation of Funds

​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Georgia Department of Education and school districts across Georgia are conducting the Consolidation of Funds Initiative to fully consolidate federal, state, and local funds in specific Title I schools that operate schoolwide programs. Once these funds are consolidated, the federal funds lose their identity as federal funds, and expenditures of those funds are no longer limited to the federal requirements for individual programs. A schoolwide program school that consolidates federal program funds “is not required to meet most statutory or regulatory requirements of the program applicable at the school level, but must meet the intent and purposes of that program to ensure that the needs of the intended beneficiaries are met." 

If you are interested in more information regarding Consolidation of Funds, please reach out to Carly Ambler at ​ ​​​​

Welcome Cohort 5!

ACE Charter, Echols, GA Cyber, Jackson, Lanier, Pickens, Social Circle, Telfair, Thomasville City, Wheeler

Interested in Cohort 6? 

Email Carly and Kathleen to get put on our communication list​. If you're ready, join Chattahoochee in signing up for Cohort 6!​

Consolidation Participation​

Interested in Upcoming Training Opportunities?​

Financial Templates

Federal Programs, Program Monitoring and ESSA Complaints

A Quick Program Look at Consolidation (New)

Consolidation of Funds Video

​2020 Consolidation of Funds Principal Showcase

Click HERE ​to access the Principal Showcase webpage.

 Contact Information

Carly Covic Ambler
Federal Programs Senior Manager
Consolidation of Funds  
Equitable Services​
State Ombudsman

Kathleen Yarbrough
Federal Programs Specialist​
Consolidation of Funds 
& Equitable Services

General Inquiries

 Consolidation Updates & Webinars

01.23.20 Consolidation Updates

2018 - Consolidation Updates

02.09.21 - Finance Webinar

​01.22.21 - SIP - DDDM​
(Webinar Recording​) (PPT​)(PDF)

03.24.20 - IC CoF Plan​
(Webinar Recording​) (PPT​)

03.18.20 - Interest Workshop 
(Webinar Recording) (PPT) (Notes​)

03.10.20 - GCEL Interest 
Presentation (PPT​)

01.22.20 - FY21 Overview 
(Webinar Recording​) (PPT​)​

10.08.19 - FY21 Overview 
(Webinar Recording) (PPT​)

09.19.19 FY20 CoF Updates 
(Webinar Recording) (PPT)

09.16.19 FY20 Monitoring 
(Webinar Recording) (PPT)

06.26.19 FY20 I&P Form
(Webinar Recording​) (PPT​)

06.13.19 Title I, Part C 
(Webinar Recording) (PPT​)

06.04.19 Financial Prep. CoF 
(Webinar Recording) (PPT)

10.04.18 Monitoring 
(Webinar Recording) (PPT)

07.26.18 IDEA 611 & 619 
(Webinar Recording) (PPT)

06.27.18 Budgeting 
(Webinar Recording) (PPT)

06.01.18 Resources 
(Webinar Recording) (PPT)

​04.25.18 Finance 
(Webinar Recording) (PPT)

03.09.18 Finance 
(Webinar Recording)​ (PPT)

01.19.18 CoF Finance Dir. 
(Webinar Recording​​)​ (PPT) 

01.17.18 CoF Overview 
(Webinar Recording​)​​ (PPT)