Office of Innovation and Improvement (OII): Charter Schools Program (CSP): Planning, Program Design, and Initial Implementation Grants CFDA Number 84.282B

The summary for the Office of Innovation and Improvement (OII): Charter Schools Program (CSP): Planning, Program Design, and Initial Implementation Grants CFDA Number 84.282B grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data FederalGrants.com provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the Department of Education, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Office of Innovation and Improvement (OII): Charter Schools Program (CSP): Planning, Program Design, and Initial Implementation Grants CFDA Number 84.282B: Note: Each funding opportunity description is a synopsis of information in the Federal Register application notice. For specific information about eligibility, please see the official application notice. The official version of this document is the document published in the Federal Register. Free Internet access to the official edition of the Federal Register and the Code of Federal Regulations is available on GPO Access at: http://www.access.gpo.gov/nara/index.html. Please review the official application notice for pre-application and application requirements, application submission information, performance measures, priorities and program contact information. Purpose of Program: The purpose of the CSP is to increase national understanding of the charter school model and to expand the number of high-quality charter schools available to students across the Nation by providing financial assistance for the planning, program design, and initial implementation of charter schools, and to evaluate the effects of charter schools, including their effects on students, student academic achievement, staff, and parents. Non-SEA eligible applicants in States in which the SEA does not have an approved application under the CSP may receive direct grants from the Secretary for planning, program design, and initial implementation of charter schools, and to carry out dissemination activities. States with an approved application are Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, and Wisconsin. Non-SEA eligible applicants that propose to use grant funds for planning, program design, and initial implementation of charter schools must apply under CFDA number 84.282B. Non-SEA eligible applicants that request funds for dissemination activities must apply under CFDA number 84.282C. Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 84.282B. Applications for grants under the CSP, CFDA Numbers 84.282B and 84.282C, must be submitted electronically using the Governmentwide Grants.gov Apply site at http://www.Grants.gov. Through this site, you will be able to download a copy of the application package, complete it offline, and then upload and submit your application. You may not e- mail an electronic copy of a grant application to us. You may access the electronic grant application for the CSP at http://www.Grants.gov. You must search for the downloadable application package for this program by the CFDA number. Do not include the CFDA number's alpha suffix in your search (e.g., search for 84.282, not 84.282B or 282C).
Federal Grant Title: Office of Innovation and Improvement (OII): Charter Schools Program (CSP): Planning, Program Design, and Initial Implementation Grants CFDA Number 84.282B
Federal Agency Name: Department of Education
Grant Categories: Education
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: ED-GRANTS-072511-001
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 84.282
CFDA Descriptions: Charter Schools
Current Application Deadline: Aug 24, 2011 Applications Available: July 25, 2011. Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: August 24, 2011.
Original Application Deadline: Aug 24, 2011 Applications Available: July 25, 2011. Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: August 24, 2011.
Posted Date: Jul 25, 2011
Creation Date: Jul 25, 2011
Archive Date: Sep 23, 2011
Total Program Funding: $2,001,705
Maximum Federal Grant Award:
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards: 11
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Planning, Program Design, and Initial Implementation grants (CFDA number 84.282B): A non-SEA eligible applicant that serves a State with a State statute specifically authorizing the establishment of charter schools and in which the SEA elects not to participate in the CSP or does not have an application approved under the CSP. (See the Note below for a definition of ``eligible applicant.'') Note: Consistent with section 5204(f)(6) of the ESEA (20 U.S.C. 7221c(f)(6)), a charter school may apply for funds to carry out dissemination activities, whether or not the charter school previously applied for or received funds under the CSP for planning, program design, or implementation, if the charter school has been in operation for at least three consecutive years and has demonstrated overall success, including-- (1) Substantial progress in improving student academic achievement; (2) High levels of parent satisfaction; and (3) The management and leadership necessary to overcome initial start-up problems and establish a thriving, financially viable charter school. Note: The term eligible applicant is defined in section 5210(3) of the ESEA (20 U.S.C. 7221i(3))as a developer that has (a) Applied to an authorized public chartering authority to operate a charter school; and (b) provided adequate and timely notice to that authority under section 5203(d)(3) of the ESEA (20 U.S.C. 7221b(d)(3)). A developer is defined in section 5210(2) of the ESEA as an individual or group of individuals (including a public or private nonprofit organization), which may include teachers, administrators and other school staff, parents, or other members of the local community in which a charter school project will be carried out (see section 5210(2) of the ESEA (20 U.S.C. 7221i(2))). These competitions (CFDA numbers 84.282B and 84.282C) are limited to eligible applicants in States in which the SEA does not have an approved application under the CSP (or will not have an approved application as of October 1, 2011). The following States currently have an approved application under the CSP: Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, and Wisconsin. Non-SEA eligible applicants and charter schools located in States with currently approved CSP applications that are interested in participating in the CSP should contact the SEA for information related to the State's CSP subgrant competition. Further information is available at http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/oii/csp/funding.html.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/fr-2011-07-25/pdf/2011-18740.pdf
Grant Announcement Contact
Julius Cotton ED Grants.gov FIND Systems Admin. Phone 202-245-6140 julius.cotton@ed.gov Program Manager: LaShawndra Thornton U.S. Department of Education 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., room 4W257 Washington, DC 20202-5970. Telephone: (202) 453-5617 or by e-mail: Lashawndra.Thornton@ed.gov.

e-Mail: Program Manager [Lashawndra.Thornton@ed.gov]
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