Agency: Education Dept. (Office of Innovation and Improvement); Program: Charter Schools Program (CSP) Grants to Developers for the Opening of New Charter Schools (CFDA Number: 84.282B) Eligibility: Charter schools; Funding (estimated): $3.75 million for 15 awards (no match required); Deadline: TBA, anticipate a NOFA in August with a September deadline).
Summary: CSP increases national understanding of the charter school model and expands the number of high-quality charter schools available to students. The program provides funds for planning, program design, initial implementation of charter schools. Funds may be used for planning, program design, initial implementation or dissemination.