What types of expenses can be added to the Title I, Part A budget in CIMS?

There are five types of expenses that can be added as budget lines in the TIPA application:

  1. District-level expenses with set-aside codes – These are expenses the LEA takes off the top of its TIPA allocation, before allocating funds to eligible school attendance areas that are directly tied to an activity under Program RequirementsDistrict Initiatives or District Problem Solving. In the relevant budget line(s) in CIMS, these expenses are indicated by leaving the Budget Focus set to District and selecting one of the set-aside codes from the drop-down menu labeled SA

  2. District-level expenses without set-aside codes – These are expenses the LEA takes off the top of its TIPA allocation, before allocating funds to eligible school attendance areas that are not directly tied to an activity. These expenses must be entered as budget lines within the Administrative Costs tab of the TIPA Budget page, and are indicated by leaving the Budget Focus set to District and the set-aside code (SA) marked as N/A

  3. School-level expenses with B-1 set-aside code – These are aggregate, school-level expenses accounting for how the funds allocated in the Public School Eligibility Survey for parental involvement activities (i.e., the Parental Involvement Reservation) will be expended. They may be added to the TIPA Budget page under Program Requirements or District Problem Solving. In the relevant budget line(s) in CIMS, these expenses are indicated by setting the Budget Focus to Public Schools Allocation and selecting B-1 from the list of set-aside codes found under SA

  4. School-level expenses for public school services – These are aggregate, school-level expenses accounting for how the funds allocated in the Public School Eligibility Survey will be expended. They may be added to activities under Program Requirements or District Problem Solving. In the relevant budget line(s) in CIMS, these expenses are indicated by setting the Budget Focus to Public Schools Allocation and leaving the set-aside code (SA) marked as N/A

  5. School-level expenses for private school services – These are aggregate, school-level expenses accounting for how the funds generated in the Private School Eligibility Survey will be expended. They may be added to activities under Program Requirements or District Problem Solving. In the relevant budget line(s) in CIMS, these expenses are indicated by setting the Budget Focus to Private Schools Reservation and leaving the set-aside code (SA) marked as N/A.
Last Updated: 7/13/2015