The Oklahoma Public School Resource Center has released the 2019 CSP Grant Request for Application located at https://www.opsrc.net/csp-grant-information. Applications are due by March 29, 2019 and must be uploaded through the Epicenter online system. Please email email@example.com for access beginning February 1.
OPSRC will award subgrants for brick-and-mortar charter schools in the following two categories:
Awarded subgrants of $600,000 will be funded with $150,000 in the Planning Year (up to 16 months) and $450,000 in the Implementation Year.
Grant applicants must conform to the federal definition of a public charter school in the Elementary and Secondary Education Act [P.L. 114-95, section 4310(2)] to be eligible for grant funds under the CSP.
Virtual charter schools are not eligible to apply.
All applicants for the Charter School Program grant must have an executed charter with a sponsor and must be no more than 16 months from opening as of the due date of the subgrant. Charter schools in operation, approved charter schools that are more than 16 months from opening and developers that have not yet been approved by a sponsor are not eligible to apply. Grant activities may not extend beyond the first year of operation.