Grant Opportunities for Charter Schools – Winter 2022
This post includes grant opportunities with deadlines ranging from December 2022 to January 2023.
EdTec is here to help your school secure additional funding for day-to-day operations or special projects. We’ve compiled a list of regional and national grant opportunities currently available to charter schools. See below for more information.
If you’re interested in receiving timely information about upcoming grant opportunities, sign up for the EdTec grants newsletter here.
Nationwide Grant Opportunities
Federal Charter Schools Program CMO Grant
Purpose: The Department of Education is inviting applications for new awards for fiscal year 2023 for Grants to Charter Management Organizations for the Replication and Expansion of High-Quality Charter Schools (CSP CMO Grants). Grant funds may be used to expand the enrollment of one or more existing high-quality charter schools, or to replicate one or more new charter schools based on an existing high-quality charter school model.
Deadline: January 3, 2023. Applicants are strongly encouraged but not required to submit a notice of intent to apply by December 5, 2022.
Charter School Growth Fund – See and Scale Funding
Purpose:The Charter School Growth Fund is looking to support educational leaders and entrepreneurs who want to grow their high-performing public charter schools. Early-stage growth is supported through Seed Funding, for schools and networks growing to serve 250-1,000 additional students in the next two years, while later-stage expansion is funded through Scale Funding for schools and networks growing to serve over 1,000 students over the next three to five years.
Deadline: Seed Funding applications due January 9, 2023; Scale Funding applications accepted on a rolling basis.
New Schools Venture Fund Innovative Schools Application
Purpose: Grants for the creation of new, innovative public schools launching in Fall 2024. This annual funding opportunity is designed to support early-stage charter organizations launching their first and/or second school in a new network, and support district schools to develop and implement innovative instructional designs within new schools. All schools must be committed to three design principles: an expanded definition of student success, equity and innovation.
Deadline: January 27, 2023
Regional Grant Opportunities
California Classified School Employee Teacher Credentialing Program
Purpose: The program addresses the state’s teacher shortage in STEM, special education, bilingual education, and transitional kindergarten, by supporting local education agencies (LEAs) to recruit classified school employees into teaching careers and support their undergraduate education, professional teacher preparation, and certification as credentialed California teachers. Grant awards of up to $4,800 per participant per year may be made to school districts, county offices of education, or charter schools interested in securing grant funding to recruit and support classified staff who already hold an associate or higher degree to complete a bachelor’s degree and earn a California teaching credential.
Deadline: December 9, 2022
If you’re interested in receiving timely information about upcoming grant opportunities, sign up for the EdTec grants newsletter here. EdTec can also provide support with grant writing – reach out to our grants specialist to discuss your school’s needs!
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