Charter Schools Program (CSP)

Grant

Award

  • Award Min: $140,000.00
  • Award Max: $200,000.00
  • Quantity: Unknown

Timing

  • Deadline: Jul 12, 2013

Eligibility:
Planning, Program Design, and Initial Implementation grants (CFDA number 84.282B): A developer that has (1) applied to an authorized public chartering authority to operate a charter school; and (2) provided adequate and timely notice to that authority under section 5203(d)(3) of the ESEA (20 U.S.C. 7221b(d)(3)). In accordance with section 5203(d)(3) of the ESEA, an applicant for a pre-charter planning grant may include, in section V of its application, a request for a waiver from the Secretary of the requirement that the eligible applicant provide its authorized public chartering authority timely notice, and a copy, of its application for CSP funds (20 U.S.C.7221b(d)(3)).

Purpose:
The Purpose Of The CSP Is To Increase National Understanding Of The Charter School Model By Expanding The Number Of High-quality Charter Schools Available To Students Across The Nation; Providing Financial Assistance For The Planning, Program Design, And Initial Implementation Of Charter Schools; And Evaluating The Effects Of Charter Schools, Including Their Effects On Students, Student Academic Achievement, Staff, And Parents.

Additional Info:
LaShawndra Thornton, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW., room 4W257, Washington, DC 20202-5970. Telephone: (202) 453-5617 or by email: lashawndra.thornton@ed.gov.