Maryland Charter Schools Program Grants

The purpose of the Maryland Charter Schools Program is to award grants to eligible applicants to open and prepare for the operation of new charter schools, and for the replication or expansion of high quality charter schools.


2020 GRANT ROUND NOW OPEN


APPLICATION MATERIALS

Application materials, Information Session, and FAQ's may be downloaded from our 2020 Grant Documents page. Use the Archive links to the right for access to documents from previous grant competitions.

IMPORTANT DATES

  • Release of Request for Grant Application: Friday, June 19, 2020
  • Pre-Application Technical Assistance Meeting: Tuesday, June 23, 2020
  • Deadline for Submission: Thursday, August 13, 2020, 5:00 P.M.
  • Interviews Date Range: Monday, September 21, 2020 through Wednesday, September 30, 2020
  • Award Notification: October 2020


TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE

The Maryland Alliance of Public Charter Schools provides a range of technical assistance activities for groups that are developing proposals for the start-up, expansion, or replication of charter schools in Maryland.

RESOURCES



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Contact:

Carol Beck
Office of School Innovations
Maryland State Department of Education
200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201-2595
carol.beck@maryland.gov
410-767-3678 Office


Stay Informed

Charter Schools Program Grant Information:


Charter Schools grants overview

The first grant awards in this program were announced in September 2018. 


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Archive

2018 CSP Application Documents

2019 CSP Application Documents