Charter School Office

CSP FY12 Planning and Implementation Grants: 2011-2012 cycle is closed.  Information about the 2012-2013 cycle will be posted at a later date.

CSP New FY12 Informational Webinars: Two webinars are scheduled for Friday, August 19, 2011 (10 am and 1 pm) that will provide detailed information about how to access federal Charter Schools Program (CSP) grant funding. The webinar sessions present the same information; please choose one. These webinars are intended for charter schools expecting to be chartered during 2011 or that will be in a planning year or its first or second year of operation with students during 2011-12 that have not yet previously received CSP grant funding. (Continuation grantees should not participate). Information presented during these webinars can be accessed below.

Powerpoint from the August 19, 2011 webinar     PowerPoint Presentation  (1 MB)


Each charter school that are issued a charter to operate a charter school in New York State and is in a planning year or the first or second year of operation with students in school year 2011 – 2012 is eligible to receive a Charter School Planning and Implementation grant.   

FY12 CSP Planning and Implementation Grant Instructions and Information 

Word document (174 KB)      PDF document  (318 KB)

CSP New FY12 Planning and Implementation Grant Required Documents

1.  Grant Cover Page with signature (which binds the school the Assurances, Terms and Conditions attached as…)    Word document (54 KB)      PDF document  (74 KB)
2.  Project Narrative   Word document (52 KB)      PDF document  (100 KB)
3.  Contract Budget Summary Excel document  (16 KB)    PDF document  (16 KB)

4.  FS-10 Budget Form for Grant Year 1. The information provided on the Grant Year 1 FS-10 Budget Form should match the first budget period on the Contract Budget Summary Form.

5.  FS-10 Budget Form for Grant Years 2 and 3 combined, if applicable. The information provided for the Grant Years 2 and 3 combined FS-10 Budget should match the second and third year combined budget period on the Contract Budget Summary Form.

Submission Instructions: Please submit these documents electronically, combined as a single, pdf file entitled FY12 CSP Grant: Name of Charter School to as soon as possible with subject line: FY12 CSP Grant: Name of Charter School. An electronic or scanned signature is fine for this submission, as each subgrantee will receive a formal contract to sign once these forms have been reviewed and processed. Please note, these grants will be processed on a rolling basis, and the earlier materials are submitted, the earlier funds will flow.  


Last Updated: February 21, 2012