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 MSAP provides grants to eligible local educational agencies (LEAs) and consortia of LEAs to support magnet schools under an approved, required or voluntary, desegregation plan. By supporting the development and implementation of magnet schools that reduce, eliminate, or prevent minority group isolation, these program resources can be used in pursuit of the objectives of...
The IAL program supports high-quality programs designed to develop and improve literacy skills for children and students from birth through 12th grade in high-need local educational agencies (LEAs) and schools. The U.S. Department of Education (Department) intends to support innovative programs that promote early literacy for young children, motivate older children to read...