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
Through our support for public education, we’re closing the funding gap facing many schools today. Each year, the Lowe’s Toolbox for Education grants program contributes more than $5 million to fund improvements at public schools in the United States.
Projects should fall into one of the following categories: technology upgrades, tools for STEM programs, facility...
The purpose of the Disability Innovation Fund (DIF) Program, as provided by the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2015 (Pub. L. 113-235), is to support innovative activities aimed at improving the outcomes of ``individuals with disabilities,'' as defined in section 7(20)(A) of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended (Rehabilitation Act) (29 U.S.C. 705(20)(A)).
The Charter School Facility Grant Program provides annual assistance with facilities rent and lease expenditures to charter schools that meet eligibility criteria. Successful applicants must meet a variety of requirements, including having at least 55% of their students enrolled at the charter school eligible for Free or Reduced-Price Meals (FRPM) or being located in an...
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 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.