General Statement of Assurance

A General Statement of Assurance (GSA) guarantees accountability to the United States and the State by recipients of Federal and State assistance grants. The LEA assures, if awarded a grant, subgrant, or contract that it will accept funds in accordance with applicable Federal and State statutes, regulations, program plans, and applications. The GSA is -

  • Submitted annually. The GSA is to be submitted to the Arizona Department of Education (ADE) Grants Management Office by May 15th annually.
  • Signed by an authorized representative (blue or black ink).
  • ADEConnect User ID (Username and Password).
  • County Completion Report Approver Form

Below are the resources for obtaining all information and forms required for filling out the GSA.

FAQ’s: The FAQ’s link covers a majority of the questions and answers related to the General Statement of Assurance.
If you have questions regarding the GSA and its requirements, or need help understanding how to fill it out correctly, call the Grants Management Office at (602) 542-3470 or email at GrantsManagementGroup@azed.gov.

If you are having any trouble downloading the FY2014 GSA, please request a copy via e-mail by contacting Stephanie Ferguson at Stephanie.Ferguson@azed.gov. Note: It is a large file and may take time to download.