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Public Charter Schools Grant

NOTE: The application due date for this program has passed.


Funding Description

The federal Public Charter Schools Grant Program (PCSGP) is administered by the Charter Schools Division. Grants are reviewed by peer evaluators and awarded on a competitive basis to nonprofit entities and local education agencies that are likely to develop and open high-quality charter schools. The primary focus of the PCSGP is to create charter schools that will provide public school choice to students whose assigned traditional public school is chronically low performing.

Eligibility

Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies, nonprofit organizations
Required Eligibility Criteria Planning and Implementation (P&I) grants are available to charter schools after the charter school is numbered by the State Board of Education. Precharter grants are not being offered at this time.
Other Eligibility Considerations Preference is given to applicants seeking to operate charter schools that will serve students whose home attendance area contains a traditional public school that is in Program Improvement (PI), Years 3, 4, or 5 and has an Academic Performance Index (API) state decile rank of 1 or 2.
Eligible Grade Level(s) K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable

Funding

Legal Authority 20 U.S. Code sections 7221-7221j
Source / Type State, Federal / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2007-08
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 4610 / 8290
Total Available $33,000,000
Recipient Amount $250,000 to $600,000
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Unavailable

Important Dates

Date Application Available July 13, 2007
Due Date September 30, 2008
Expected Notification Date Unavailable

Additional Information

Application Request for Application [http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r1/pcsgp07rfa.asp]
Background Administration & Support [http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/cs/as/]
Fiscal Administration & Support [http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/cs/as/]
Other Unavailable

Contacts

Program Hilda Garcia, 916-445-6761, hgarcia@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Angela Duvane, 916-319-0293, aduvane@cde.ca.gov
Division Charter School Division, 916-322-6029 (phone), 916-322-1465 (fax)
Last Modified: December 11, 2008

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