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Public Charter Schools Grant Program

Information on the current cycle of the California Public Charter Schools Grant Program (PCSGP).

The PCSGP is a subgrant program funded by the federal Charter Schools Program (CSP) [http://www2.ed.gov/programs/charter/index.html] External link opens in new window or tab..

PCSGP 2010-15 Grant Cycle

The PCSGP 2010-15 funds planning and implementation (P/I) and dissemination grants. The P/I grant provide grants of up to $575,000.00 to plan and implement new charter schools. It serves California's public charter schools by providing startup and initial operating capital to assist schools in establishing high quality, high performing charter school operations for California students and their families. The dissemination grant provides grants to charter schools to disseminate best practices likely to significantly improve academic achievement in California's K-12 public education system.

Forms and Resources | 2016-17 | 2015-16 | 2014-15 | 2013-14 | 2012-13 | 2011-12 | 2010-11

2016-17

PCSGP Planning and Implementation Grant for Fiscal Year 2016-17 [http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/profile.asp?id=3954]
Access to application materials and pertinent information about the PCSGP Planning and Implementation Grant.

PCSGP Planning and Implementation Grant Request for Applications page for Fiscal Year 2016-17 [http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r1/pcsgp16rfa.asp]
Access to application materials and pertinent information about the PCSGP Planning and Implementation Grant.

PCSGP Administration, Support, & Resources

Payment Schedules [http://staging.cde.ca.gov/sp/cs/as/payschedules.asp]
A list of payment schedules for FY 2013-14, FY 2014-15, and FY 2015-16 as of 10/16/15. The list will be updated as additional information is available.

Grant Results - PCSGP [http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/cs/as/grantrecipients.asp]
Information related to historic and current PCSGP grant cycle funding results.

PCSGP Webinars [http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/cs/re/pcsgpwebinars.asp]
Training sessions conducted by Charter Schools Division staff on the Public Charter Schools Grant Program.

PCSGP Resources [http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/cs/as/grantinfo.asp]
Information related to competing for a California PCSGP award, and active PCSGP dissemination grant projects serving charter and traditional public schools. Also included is a link to the schedule of payments made by fiscal year.

Regional Program Consultant Assignments [http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/cs/as/pcsgpregions.asp] | PDF [http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/cs/as/documents/pcsgpregionassignments.pdf]
A listing of the Education Programs Consultant assigned to a specific region with contact information.

Quarterly Expenditure Report (QER) [http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/cs/re/documents/pcsgpqer.xls] (XLS)
PCSGP sub-grantees use this to report quarterly and annual expenditures, email documents to PCSGPgeneral@cde.ca.gov.

Allowable Expenses [http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/cs/as/csexpenses.asp]
PCSGP allowable expenses.

Budget Revision Request Form [http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/cs/re/documents/pcsgpbrrf.doc] (DOC)
Sub-grantees use this to request changes to approved budget amounts when reporting expenditures of 110% or more of their approved budget amount.
Quarter 1: July - September (Due date: October 31)
Quarter 2: October - December (Due date: January 31)
Quarter 3: January - March (Due date: April 30)
Quarter 4: April - June (Due date: July 31)

2015-16

PCSGP Planning and Implementation Grant for Fiscal Year 2015-16 Round 2 [http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/profile.asp?id=3845]
Access to application materials and pertinent information about the PCSGP Planning and Implementation Grant.

PCSGP Planning and Implementation Grant for Fiscal Year 2015-16 [http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/profile.asp?id=3819]
Access to application materials and pertinent information about the PCSGP Planning and Implementation Grant.

2014-15

PCSGP Planning and Implementation Grant for Fiscal Year 2014-15 (Round 2) [http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/profile.asp?id=3714]
Access to application materials and pertinent information about the PCSGP Planning and Implementation Grant (Round 2).

PCSGP Planning and Implementation Grant for Fiscal Year 2014-15 [http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/profile.asp?id=3591]
Access to application materials and pertinent information about the PCSGP Planning and Implementation Grant.

Summer 2014 Newsletter [http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/cs/re/documents/s14pcsgpnewsletter.pdf] (PDF)
Accessible Alternative Version of Summer 2014 Newsletter [http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/cs/re/summer14pcsgpnews.asp]

2013-14

2013-14 Applicant Status [http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/cs/re/documents/appstatus2013.xls] (XLS)
Status update of all Public Charter Schools Grant Program Planning and Implementation Grant applicants for the 2013-14 Fiscal Year.

PCSGP Planning and Implementation Grant for Fiscal Year 2013-14 (Round 2) [http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/profile.asp?id=3520]
Access to application materials and pertinent information about the PCSGP Planning and Implementation Grant (Round 2).

PCSGP Dissemination Grant Request for Applications (RFA) 2013-14 [http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/profile.asp?id=3508]
Access to application materials and pertinent information about the PCSGP Dissemination Grant.

PCSGP Planning and Implementation Grant for Fiscal Year 2013-14 [http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/profile.asp?id=3464]
Access to application materials and pertinent information about the PCSGP Planning and Implementation Grant.

2012-13

2012-13 PCSGP Dissemination Grant Request for Applications (RFA) [http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/profile.asp?id=2354]
Access to application materials and pertinent information about the PCSGP Dissemination Grant.

2012-13 PCSGP P/I Grant RFA [http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/profile.asp?id=2066]
Access to application materials and pertinent information about the PCSGP P/I Grant.

2011-12

2011-12 PCSGP Request for Applications (RFA) [http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/profile.asp?id=2025]
Access to application materials and pertinent information about the Public Charter Schools Grant Program.

2010-11

2010-11 PCSGP Request for Applications (RFA) [http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/profile.asp?id=1910]
Access to application materials and pertinent information about the Public Charter Schools Grant Program.

Questions: PCSGP General | PCSGPGeneral@cde.ca.gov | 916-322-6029 
Last Reviewed: Monday, August 22, 2016
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