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Applicant Info and Eligibility

Applicant Information

With the enactment of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) in December 2015, the Elementary and Secondary Education of 1965 (ESEA) was reauthorized and amended. These amendments included significant changes affecting the CSP, including the 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) competition. You can find out more information on ESSA by clicking here.

The Notice of Proposed Priorities (NPP) for the Grants to Charter School Developers for the Opening of New Charter Schools (CFDA 84.282B) and for the Replication and Expansion of High-Quality Charter Schools(CFDA 84.282E) grant programs was published in the Federal Register on April 4, 2019. The NPP can be found here and is available for public comments for 30 days.

Previous Competitions

To learn more about the previous competitions under CFDA 84.282B and 84.282E, please visit the links below.

2018
2016
2014

Eligibility

Eligibility under this competition (see NIA) is limited to charter school developers in States that do not currently have a CSP State Entity or State Educational Agency grant approved for the activities under this competition.

Additional Info