Charter Schools Program Grants to Non-State Educational Agencies for Planning, Program Design, and Initial Implementation and fo

Grant

Award

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

Timing

  • Deadline: Aug 24, 2011

Eligibility:
a) Planning, Program Design, and Initial Implementation grants (CFDA number 84.282B): A non-SEA eligible applicant that serves a State with a State statute specifically authorizing the establishment of charter schools and in which the SEA elects not to participate in the CSP or does not have an application approved under the CSP. (b) Dissemination grants (CFDA number 84.282C): Charter schools, as defined in section 5210(1) of the ESEA (20 U.S.C. 7221i), in States in which the SEA elects not to participate in the CSP or does not have an application approved under the CSP.

Purpose:
The Purpose Of The CSP Is To Increase National Understanding Of The Charter School Model And To Expand The Number Of High-quality Charter Schools Available To Students Across The Nation By Providing Financial Assistance For The Planning, Program Design, And Initial Implementation Of Charter Schools, And To Evaluate The Effects Of Charter Schools, Including Their Effects On Students, Student Academic Achievement, Staff, And Parents. Non-SEA Eligible Applicants In States In Which The SEA Does Not Have An Approved Application Under The CSP May Receive Direct Grants From The Secretary For Planning, Program Design, And Initial Implementation Of Charter Schools, And To Carry Out Dissemination Activities. States With An Approved Application Are Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, The District Of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, And Wisconsin. Non-SEA Eligible Applicants That Propose To Use Grant Funds For Planning, Program Design, And Initial Implementation Of Charter Schools Must Apply Under CFDA Number 84.282B. Non-SEA Eligible Applicants That Request Funds For Dissemination Activities Must Apply Under CFDA Number 84.282C.

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 e-mail: Lashawndra.Thornton@ed.gov.