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Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE): Charter School Program (CSP): Grants to Charter Management Organizations for the Replication and Expansion of High-Quality Charter Schools (CMO Grants), Assistance Listing Number (ALN) 84.282M
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Service Source Final Application Due Date Funding Available Match Required
Education Federal
01-05-2024 $122.0 M No Match
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    • Expected Number of Awards 15
    • Opportunity Type Discretionary
    • CFDA

      84.282 -- Charter Schools


    Note:Each funding opportunity description is a synopsis of information in the Federal Register application notice. For specific information about eligibility, please see the official application notice. The official version of this document is the document published in the Federal Register. Free Internet access to the official edition of the Federal Register and the Code of Federal Regulations is available on GPO Access at: review the official application notice for pre-application and application requirements, application submission information, performance measures, priorities and program contact information.

    For the addresses for obtaining and submitting an application, please refer to our Revised Common Instructions for Applicants to Department of Education Discretionary Grant Programs, published in the Federal Register on December 7, 2022.

    Purpose of Program:The CSP CMO Grant program (ALN 84.282M) is authorized under Title IV, Part C of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESEA) (20 U.S.C. 7221-7221j).Through CSP CMO Grants, the Department awards grants to charter management organizations (CMOs)[1] on a competitive basis to enable them to replicate or expand one or more high-quality charter schools.Grant funds may be used to significantly increase the enrollment of, or add one or more grades to, an existing high-quality charter school or to open one or more new charter schools or new campuses of a high-quality charter school based on the educational model of an existing high-quality charter school.Charter schools that receive financial assistance through CSP CMO Grants provide elementary or secondary education programs, or both, and may also serve students in early childhood education programs or postsecondary students, consistent with the terms of their charter.

    Assistance Listing Number (ALN) 84.282M.

    [1] Terms defined in this notice are italicized the first time each term is used.

    • IHE
    • Local Government
    • Non-Profit
    • Other
    • State Government
    • Tribal Government
    Additional Eligibility Information

    1. Eligible Applicants: CMOs. Eligible applicants may apply individually or as part of a group or consortium. Note: Under 34 CFR 75.51, an applicant may show that it is a nonprofit organization by any of the following means: (1) proof that the Internal Revenue Service currently recognizes the applicant as an organization to which contributions are tax deductible under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code; (2) a statement from a State taxing body or the State attorney general certifying that the organization is a nonprofit organization operating within the State and that no part of its net earnings may lawfully benefit any private shareholder or individual; (3) a certified copy of the applicant's certificate of incorporation or similar document if it clearly establishes the nonprofit status of the applicant; or (4) any item described above if that item applies to a State or national parent organization, together with a statement by the State or parent organization that the applicant is a local nonprofit affiliate; or (5) for an entity that holds a sincerely held religious belief that it cannot apply for a determination as an entity that is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, evidence sufficient to establish that the entity would otherwise qualify as a nonprofit organization under (1) through (4) above.

    Key Date(s)
    • September 26, 2023: Last Updated Date
    • September 26, 2023: Posted Date
    • January 05, 2024: Current Closing Date for Applications
    • January 05, 2024: Application Due Date
    • February 04, 2024: Application Archive Date
    Contact Information

    Julius C Cotton

    ED FIND Systems Admin. Phone 202-245-6288 Program Manager: Stephanie S. Jones, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20202-5970. Telephone: (202) 453-5563. Email:


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