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RFP GC#16-008: 2016-2019 New York State Charter School Dissemination Grant Program
Announcement of Funding Opportunity


RECENT UPDATES

Update 3/7/16:

  • The application deadline has been extended from March 11, 2016 to March 18, 2016.

Update 2/23/16:

  • Questions and answers summary document posted

Update 2/4/16:

  • RFP document revised: additional schools added to the Substantial Progress Schools list on page 22.

Grant Application Documents

Application in PDF PDF icon (1.13 MB) | Application in Word Word document icon (185 KB) – Revised 3/7/16 (see above for changes)
Contract Boilerplate Word document icon (160 KB)
Questions and Answers PDF icon (157 KB)

Application Due Date

UPDATE: The application deadline has been extended from March 11, 2016 to March 18, 2016.

Complete applications must be submitted electronically through the New York State Education Department (NYSED) Fluid Review portal and postmarked by March 18, 2016. See the Application Submission Instructions section of this Request for Proposals (RFP) for details.

Purpose

The purpose of the New York State Charter School Dissemination grant program is to provide funds to support the dissemination of effective practices and programs that have been developed, tested, and proven successful in New York State charter schools. Funds are available to assist charter schools in disseminating their effective practices to any district school(s) in New York through designated partnerships.

Eligible Applicants

A charter school may apply for a dissemination grant if the school is in at least its third year of operation with students and is in “Good Standing” or “Reward” status under NYSED’s 2015-2016 accountability system. The charter school must also be prequalified in the NYS Grants Gateway.

Funding

Individual awards of up to $500,000 are available over three years. Total funding is $5,000,000 for this grant program and is subject to availability of funds from the United States Department of Education.

Questions and Answers

Questions and Answers PDF icon (157 KB)

All questions about this RFP must be emailed to charterschools@nysed.gov no later than February 12, 2016. A questions and answers summary will be posted here by February 24, 2016.

Non-Mandatory Notice of Intent

The Notice of Intent (NOI) is not a requirement for submitting an application by the application date; however, NYSED strongly encourages all prospective applicants to submit an NOI to ensure a timely and thorough review and rating process. The applicant’s NOI will also help to facilitate timely review of their prequalification materials. The notice of intent is a simple email notice stating your organization’s (use the legal name) intent to submit an application for this grant. Please also include your organization’s NYS Vendor ID. The due date is February 26, 2016. Please send the NOI to charterschools@nysed.gov.

Grant Application Documents

Application in PDF PDF icon (1.13 MB) | Application in Word Word document icon (185 KB)
Contract Boilerplate Word document icon (160 KB)
Questions and Answers PDF icon (157 KB)

Last Updated: March 7, 2016