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Charter Schools Program Developer Grants for the Opening of New Charter Schools and for the Replication and Expansion of High-Quality Charter Schools

CFDA Number: 84.282B and 84.282E Program Type: Discretionary/Competitive Grants Also known as: Developers

What’s New

On Wednesday, July 3, 2019, the U.S. Department of Education’s Charter Schools Program (CSP) announced the Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Grants to Charter School Developers for the Opening of New Charter Schools and for the Replication and Expansion of High-Quality Charter Schools competition. The FY 2019 Notice Inviting Applications (NIA) can be found in the Federal Register. The competition will close on Friday, August 2, 2019 at 11:59:59 p.m. Eastern Time.

Program Description

The major purposes of the CSP are to expand opportunities for all students, particularly traditionally underserved students, to attend high-quality charter schools and meet challenging State academic standards; provide financial assistance for the planning, program design, and initial implementation of public charter schools; increase the number of high-quality charter schools available to students across the United States; evaluate the impact of charter schools on student achievement, families, and communities; share best practices between charter schools and other public schools; encourage States to provide facilities support to charter schools; and support efforts to strengthen the charter school authorizing process.

CSP—Grants to Charter School Developers for the Opening of New Charter Schools and for the Replication and Expansion of High-Quality Charter Schools (Developer Grants) are intended to support charter schools that serve early childhood, elementary school, or secondary school students by providing grant funds to eligible applicants for the opening of new charter schools (CFDA number 84.282B) and for the replication and expansion of high-quality charter schools (CFDA number 84.282E).

Contacts

Hans Neseth
U.S. Department of Education 400 Maryland Ave., SW, 4W259 Washington DC 20202 (202) 401-2266 (800) USA-LEARN