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2021-23 Best Practices Workshops Sub-grant

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

Funding Description

The Federal Public Charter Schools Grant Program (PCSGP) is a discretionary grant program administered by the Charter Schools Division. This funding will allow California Department of Education to award up to six sub-grants to local educational agencies (school districts, county offices of education, and charter schools), non-charter schools, or non-profit charter school support organizations to coordinate regional technical assistance workshops for charter and non-charter schools in order to improve academic achievement for all students in California.


Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies, nonprofit organizations
Required Eligibility Criteria To be considered eligible for funding, the applicant's Project Manager must have multiple years of experience working with a high-performing school(s), such as high-quality charter school(s), or participation in charter and/or non-charter school improvement activities. Additionally, the applicant's Project Manager must demonstrate experience with project/event management, professional development, group dynamics, facilitation of group discussions, and a willingness/availability to travel.
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 $694,000
Recipient Amount See Allocation Formula
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Each sub-grant award will be approximately $115,665, over the term of the sub-grant term of November 1, 2021, through June 30, 2024, pending the approval of one No Cost Time Extension, however, to maximize flexibility in the design of sub-grant projects, the CDE has not established minimum or maximum funding levels. The CDE will evaluate projects on a case-by-case basis. The CDE reserves the right to request budgetary revisions as a condition of funding.

Important Dates

Date Application Available August 12, 2021
Due Date October 14, 2021
Expected Notification Date November 1, 2021

Additional Information

Application Request for Applications []
Background Public Charter Schools Grant Program []
Fiscal Unavailable
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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