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2021-23B Start-Up Sub-Grant for Planning, Implementation, Replication, Expansion

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

The Federal Public Charter Schools Grant Program (PCSGP) is a discretionary grant program administered by the Charter Schools Division. PCSGP applications are reviewed by peer evaluators and awarded to school developers to assist in the development and initial operations of newly established/conversion charter schools, as well as assist in the expansion/replication of high-quality charter schools. PCSGP applicants must be a non-profit entity or Local Education Agency at the time of application submission. Individuals and for-profit entities will not meet eligibility requirements.

Program Questions: Alison Ball, email:, phone: 916-319-0222

Downloading Questions: PCSGP Team, email:, phone: 916-322-6029

Document Description
Request for Applications (DOCX)
(Posted 17-Feb-2022)
Complete description of the PCSGP Start-Up Sub-Grant (2021-23b) eligibility requirements, funding, and sub-grantee accountability. This document contains detailed instructions for the application packet and budget forms.
Application Packet (DOCX)
(Posted 17-Feb-2022)
Application packet containing detailed instructions and Forms 1, 2, 3, 3a, 4. and 5.

Budget Forms 6 and 7 (XLSX)
(Posted 17-Feb-2022)

Budget Forms 6 - Budget Summary and 7 - Budget Narrative

Certifications and Assurances

Document Description

General Assurances & Certifications

Required as a condition prior to receiving funds. Applicants will need to download, read, and file the General Assurances and Certifications document in their school files. This document is to be kept on file for compliance reviews, complaint investigations, or audits.
General Education Provisions Act (PDF) Notice to applicants for federal funds to include in the application a description of the steps the applicant proposes to take to ensure equitable access to its federally assisted program for participants with special needs.

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Last Reviewed: Thursday, February 17, 2022
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