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Public Charter Schools Dissemination Grant Program

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

Funding Description

The federal Public Charter School Dissemination Grant Program (PCSGP) is administered by the Charter Schools Division. Grants are reviewed by peer evaluators and awarded on a competitive basis to charter schools that will disseminate best practices likely to significantly improve academic achievement and reduce achievement gaps in California's K-12 public education system.


Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies, nonprofit organizations
Required Eligibility Criteria Dissemination grants are available to charter schools that have been serving students for at least three consecutive years, have met Academic Performance Index (API) growth targets for at least two of the prior three years, and have demonstrated substancial progress in improving student academic achievement.
Other Eligibility Considerations Not applicable
Eligible Grade Level(s) K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable


Legal Authority 20 U.S. Code sections 7221-7221j
Source / Type State, Federal / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2008-09
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 4610 / 8290
Total Available $3,000,000
Recipient Amount Unavailable
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Unavailable

Important Dates

Date Application Available July 11, 2008
Due Date August 11, 2008
Expected Notification Date November 7, 2008

Additional Information

Application Request for Applications []
Background Administration & Support []
Funding ResultsPublic Charter Schools Dissemination Grant []
Other Unavailable


Program Charter School Division, 916-322-6029,
Fiscal Charter School Division, 916-322-6029,
Division Charter School Division, 916-322-6029 (phone), 916-322-1465 (fax)
Last Modified: May 18, 2015

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