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Public Charter Schools Grant Program Dissemination Sub-grant

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 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, have high levels of parent satisfaction, and have demonstrated substantial 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 Federal / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2013-14
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 4610 / 8290
Total Available $2,500,000
Recipient Amount Varies
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Unavailable.

Important Dates

Date Application Available November 20, 2013
Due Date February 7, 2014
Expected Notification Date April 7, 2014

Additional Information

Application PCSGP Dissemination RFA  []
Background Administration & Support []
Fiscal Administration & Support []
Funding ResultsFY13 Dissemination Results (CA Dept of Education) []
Other Unavailable


Program Colleen Quinn, 916-445-7689,
Fiscal Colleen Quinn, 916-445-7689,
Division Charter School Division, 916-322-6029 (phone), 916-322-1465 (fax)
Last Modified: June 19, 2014

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