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2021-23 Charter School Authorizer Technical Assistance Providers

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

Funding Description

The Federal Public Charter Schools Grant Program is a discretionary grant program administered by the Charter Schools Division. This funding will allow California Department of Education to award up to two sub-grants to external parties to provide technical assistance to charter school authorizers in California and work in partnership to develop a Rural Charter School Authorizer Network.


Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies, nonprofit organizations
Required Eligibility Criteria To be considered eligible for funding, applicants must be a non-profit charter authorizer support organization, County Office of Education, or Local Educational Agency at the time of application submission. Individuals and for-profit entities are not eligible for funding. Applicants must also have experience authorizing and supervising charter schools.
Other Eligibility Considerations Please refer to the Request for Applications for the full list of eligibility criteria.
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 Authorized under Title IV, Part C of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESEA) (20 U.S.C.7221-7221j).
Source / Type Federal / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2021-22
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 4610 / 8290
Total Available $726,000
Recipient Amount See Allocation Formula
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula The CDE intends to fund two sub-grant awards, at approximately $363,000 each, over three fiscal years, however, to maximize flexibility in the design of the sub-grant projects, the CDE has not established minimum or maximum funding levels. The CDE will evaluate projects on a case-by-case basis. CDE reserves the right to request budgetary revisions as a condition of funding.

Important Dates

Date Application Available July 22, 2021
Due Date September 28, 2021
Expected Notification Date October 13, 2021

Additional Information

Application Request for Applications []
Background Public Charter Schools Grant Program []
Fiscal Unavailable
Funding ResultsFunding Results []
Other Unavailable


Program Alison Ball, 916-319-0222,
Fiscal Tamie Thompson, 916-319-0293,
Division Charter School Division, 916-322-6029 (phone), 916-322-1465 (fax)
Last Modified: September 2, 2021
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