Tuesday, September 18, 2012

RFA: Public Charter Schools Grant Program Planning and Implementation Grant (CA Dept of Education)

RFA: Public Charter Schools Grant Program Planning and Implementation Grant (CA Dept of Education):


Request for Applications

Public Charter Schools Grant Program Planning and Implementation Grant


Charter Schools - Dividing Communities since 1991



Projected Funding Profile: No due date information is available.
The federal Public Charter Schools Grant Program (PCSGP) is administered by the Charter Schools Division. Grants are reviewed by peer evaluators and awarded on a quarterly basis to nonprofit entities and local education agencies that are likely to develop and open high-quality charter schools. The primary focus of the PCSGP is to create charter schools that will provide public school choice to students whose assigned traditional public school is chronically low performing.
Program Questions: Benjamin Walker, e-mail: bwalker@cde.ca.gov, tel. 916-319-0222
Downloading Questions: Bobby Roy, Charter Schools Division, e-mail: broy@cde.ca.gov, tel. 916-319-0217
DocumentDescription
Complete description of the new PCSGP including eligibility requirements for Planning and Implementation grants. Precharter grants and dissemination grants are not being offered at this time.
Application Checklist (DOC)PCSGP Application Checklist
Application Cover Sheet (DOC)PCSGP Form 1 Application Cover Sheet (Required) (Must be signed in blue ink by the primary applicant)
Narrative Response Part 1 (DOC)PCSGP Form 2 Narrative Response-Part 1 (Required)Limit 15 Pages
Narrative Response Part 2 (DOC)PCSGP Form 3 Narrative Response-Part 2 (If applicable)Limit 4 Pages
Budget InstructionsPCSGP Form 4 Budget Instructions
Proposed Budget Summary (DOC)PCSGP Form 5 Proposed Budget Summary (Required)
Proposed Budget Narrative (DOC)PCSGP Form 6 Budget Narrative (Required)
Charter School Work Plan/Activities (DOC)PCSGP Form 7 Charter School Work Plan/Activities (Required) Limit 15 Pages
Object of Expenditure CodesPCSGP Form 8 List of Expenditure Codes
General Assurances and CertificationsPCSGP Form 9 General Assurances and Certifications. Applicants do not need to sign and return them with the application; they must be downloaded and kept on file for compliance reviews, complaint investigations, or audits.
Sub-grant Conditions and AssurancesPCSGP Form 10 Sub-grant Conditions and Assurances. Applicants do not need to sign and return them with the application; they must be downloaded and kept on file for compliance reviews, complaint investigations, or audits.

Certifications and Assurances

DocumentDescription
Required as a condition of receiving funds. Applicants do not need to sign and return them with the application; they must be downloaded and kept on file for compliance reviews, complaint investigations, or audits.
General Education Provisions Act
OMB Control No. 1894-0005
(Exp. 31-Mar-2014)
Notice to applicants for federal funds to include in the application a description of the steps the applicant proposes to take to ensure equitable access to its federally assisted program for participants with special needs.
Payee Data Record (DOC)
Required when receiving payment from the State of California in lieu of IRS W-9. Prompt return of this form (Sections One through Five) will prevent delays when processing payments. Information provided in this form will be used by State agencies to prepare Information Returns (1099). NOTE: Governmental, federal, State, and local (including school districts) entities are not required to submit this form. Only non-profit organizations developing schools that have not opened their doors to serve students need to complete this form. If the application is approved, verification of non-profit status will need to be submitted.

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