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Charter School Revolving Loan Fund

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

Funding Description

The Charter School Revolving Loan Fund provides low-interest loans to new charter schools to help meet purposes established in the schools' charters. It serves California's public charter schools, including students, teachers, and staff.


Eligible Applicants Nonprofit organizations, other organizations or agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria Eligible applicants are start-up public charter schools whose locally approved charter petition has been numbered by the California State Board of Education. Eligible applicant charter schools can not be conversion charter schools, charter schools more than five years old, or charter schools renewed by their charter-authorizing entity.
Other Eligibility Considerations Loan Applications may be submitted by any charter school meeting the Required Eligibility Criteria stated above; however, any loan approved for funding will not be scheduled for disbursement any earlier than six months prior to opening pursuant to Education Code Section 47652 (b), which in no case will be any earlier than January 1 of the calendar year in which they open.
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 Education Code Section 41365(a)
Source / Type State / Apportionment
State Fiscal Year 2004-05
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 0000 / 8979
Total Available $13,785,538
Recipient Amount $250,000 maximum
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Unavailable

Important Dates

Date Application Available July 15, 2004
Due Date June 30, 2005
Expected Notification Date Unavailable

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Charter School Revolving Loan Fund Information [ ]
Fiscal Unavailable
Other Eligible applicant charter schools that are incorporated can apply directly for a loan. All other eligible applicant charter schools must apply jointly with their charter-authorizing entities. Applications are accepted, and notifications are distributed, on a continuous basis.


Program Jacqueline Henderson, 916-324-7139,
Fiscal Jacqueline Henderson, 916-324-7139,
Division Charter School Division, 916-322-6029 (phone), 916-322-1465 (fax)
Last Modified: October 6, 2005

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