Charter School Office

NYS Charter Schools Program (CSP) Grants

The New York State Education Department receives a federal Charter Schools Program (CSP) grant under Title V, Part B of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act of 2001.  The primary purpose of this grant is to award sub-grants to eligible applicants in the State to enable the applicant to plan and open a charter school.  This grant program also supports the dissemination of charter school best practices.

Planning and Implementation Grants 2018-2021 - Initial Application

State Stimulus Fund Grants

Consolidated Application for ESSA-Funded Programs

Other Funding Opportunities

Nonregulatory Guidance for the Charter Schools Program - January 2014 (204 KB) provides information regarding various provisions of the CSP Grant.

CSP Request for Funds – Submitting FS-25 Forms

Grants Finance Guidance and Other Information

Federal CSP Grant Information from EDGAR 




Last Updated: July 10, 2018