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Charter School Revolving Loan Fund


Note: The due date for the request for applications has passed. This page is for reference and administration of funding.

The purpose of the Charter School Revolving Loan Fund is to provide loans to charter schools to assist them with activities that meet the purposes of their approved charters. A charter school may receive up to $250,000, and priority for funding will be given to new charter schools for initial expenses. The Revolving Loan program is available to any charter school that is not a conversion of an existing public school, and that has not yet completed the full term of its initial charter.

Program Questions: Charter Schools Revolving Loan Fund, e-mail: CSRLF-APPS@cde.ca.gov, tel. 916-322-1755

Downloading Questions: Charter Schools Division, e-mail: charters@cde.ca.gov, phone: 916-322-6029

Document Description
Cover Letter
(DOC; 88KB; 2pp)
The 2010-11 Charter School Revolving Loan Fund cover letter provides general information and instructions about applying for a Charter School Revolving Loan.

2010-11 Revolving Loan Application
(XLS; 264KB; 14pp)

Application for the 2010-11 Charter School Revolving Loan, including loan instructions, loan application, multi-year budget worksheet, and block grant worksheet.
Sample Budget Narrative
(DOC; 28KB; 2pp)
Provides detailed information in developing a summary of revenue and expenses listed in the multi-year budget and cash flow budget.
Sample Expenditure Form
(XLS; 25KB; 1p)
Sample expenditure form used to show anticipated uses or expenses planned for the loan.
Sample Start-up Budget
(XLS; 30KB; 3pp)
Sample to help identify a reasonable start-up budget.
Sample Grant Funding Letter
(DOC; 25KB; 1p)
Sample of letter for verification of private grant/foundation revenue.
Sample Board Resolution
(DOC; 40KB; 1p)

Sample of board resolution approving the charter school to apply for the loan.

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The Secretary of State Web site includes a sample of a letter for confirming a charter school's incorporation status and a sample of Articles of Incorporation.

Certifications and Assurances

Document Description

General Assurances
(Posted May-2010)

Required as a condition of receiving funds. Applicants do not need to sign and return them with the application; they must be downloaded and kept on file for compliance reviews, complaint investigations, or audits.

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