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Funding and Legislation

Included in the chart below is the amount of CSP Non-SEA Dissemination Grant funding per fiscal year since 2009.

Fiscal Year (FY) Funding for new awards Funding for continuation awards
FY 2015 $0 $0
FY 2014 $0 $129,386
FY 2013 $123,975 $325,164
FY 2012 $318,941 $502,181
FY 2011 $502,181 $326,313
FY 2010 $374,727 $0
FY 2009 $0 $0

Legislation, Regulations, and Guidance

Legislation

  • Title V, Part B, Subpart 1 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended (ESEA), Section 5201 – 5211 (20 U.S.C. 7221-7221)
  • Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015 (Pub. L. No. 113-235) download files PDF (1.47 KB)
  • Charter School Program Assurances for Non-State Educational Agencies download files PDF (86KB)

Regulations

  • Education Department General Administrative Regulations (EDGAR)
  • Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards (2 CFR 200)
  • Uniform Guidance Technical Assistance for Grantees. (Uniform Guidance TA)

Guidance

Nonregulatory Guidance

  • ESSA Flexibility Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) (December 2017) download files PDF (190 KB)
  • ESSA Flexibility Webinar Recording and Slides
  • Dear Colleague Letter –ESSA flexibilities for CSP Grantees (November 2017) PDF (196 KB)
  • Dear Colleague Letter – Guidance and Federal Resources on Appropriate and Effective Oversight of Public Charter Schools (September 2015) download files PDF (317 KB)
  • Charter Schools Program Nonregulatory Guidance (updated January 2014) download files MS Word (203 KB)
  • CSP Guidance On the Use of Funds to Support Preschool Education (December, 2014) download files MS Word (45KB)
  • Guidance on the Voluntary Use of Race to Achieve Diversity and Avoid Racial Isolation in Elementary and Secondary Schools (December 2011) download files PDF (168KB)
  • Guidance Letter on Lottery Exemptions and Awards to Multiple Charter Schools Operating under a Single Charter (February 2008) download files PDF (1.4 MB)
  • Title I Requirements on Charter Schools Non-Regulatory Guidance (July 2004) download files MS Word (739KB)
  • Allocating Funds to Charter Schools (December 2000) download files PDF (543KB)

Application Guidance

  • Notice Inviting Applications – Non-SEA Charter Schools Program Grant (84.282B/C)*
    • 2016 download files PDF (240 KB)
    • 2014 download files PDF (247 KB)
    • 2013 download files PDF (240 KB)
    • 2012 download files PDF (231 KB)
    • 2011 download files PDF (209 KB)
    • 2010 download files PDF (171 KB)
    • 2009 download files PDF (68 KB)
      • Correction download files PDF (48 KB)
  • Pre-application Technical Assistance

*For up to date information on this grant program and any future or current notices please visit http://www.grants.gov and search under CFDA 84.282 for current opportunities.