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 TQP Grant Program aims to increase student achievement by improving the quality of new teachers and prospective teachers through enhanced preparation of prospective teachers and professional development activities for new teachers; holding teacher preparation programs at institutions of higher education (IHEs) accountable for preparing teachers who meet applicable State...
The purpose of the CSP is to increase national understanding of the charter school model by expanding the number of high-quality charter schools (as defined in this notice) available to students across the Nation; providing financial assistance for the planning, program design, and initial implementation of charter schools; and evaluating the effects of charter schools,...