As part of the National Charter School Resource Center’s (NCSRC’s) dedication to assisting charter schools realize their goals, we have compiled a list of one-time and ongoing fellowships, grants, prizes, and scholarships for charter schools. The sponsors vary, from the national government to philanthropic organizations. This page is updated frequently as charter school funding opportunities are announced.
Current and Future Opportunities
The Foundation currently gives funding consideration to educational programs in four main areas: development of new charter and independent faith-based K-12 schools; expansion of existing, high-performing charter management organizations and diocesan schools; teacher and leadership development; and school capital projects.
A non-SEA eligible applicant receiving a grant under CFDA number 84.282B may use the grant funds only for:
- Post-award planning and design of the educational program, which may include:
- refinement of the desired educational results and of the methods for measuring progress toward achieving those results
- professional development of teachers and...
A charter school receiving a grant under CFDA number 84.282C may use the grant funds to assist other schools in adapting the charter school’s program (or certain aspects of the charter school’s program), or to disseminate information about the charter school, through such activities as:
- Assisting other individuals with the planning and start-up of one or more...
The Promise Neighborhoods program is carried out under the legislative authority of the Fund for the Improvement of Education (FIE), title V, part D, subpart 1, sections 5411 through 5413 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA), as amended by the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (20 U.S.C. 7243-7243b). FIE supports nationally significant programs to...
The Equity Assistance Centers (EAC) program is authorized under title IV of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. 2000c--2000c-2, 2000c-5, and the implementing regulations in 34 CFR part 270. This program awards grants through cooperative agreements to operate regional EACs that provide technical assistance (including training) at the request of school boards and other...