Welcome to the National Charter School Resource Center (NCSRC) funding opportunity database. The database includes one-time and ongoing grants, fellowships, prizes, and scholarships. Sponsors include the U.S. Federal Government and philanthropic organizations. Please note that state-specific funding opportunities are excluded from this database. For information about state-specific funding opportunities, please visit State Resources for Charter Schools on the NCSRC website to contact your State Education Agency and, if applicable, your state’s Charter Support Organization. This page is updated frequently as charter school funding opportunities are announced.
Current and Future Opportunities
The Kahlert Foundation primarily supports nonprofit organizations that work to improve the quality of life and well-being of communities in the states of Maryland and Utah. Additional support is provided to organizations in southern Pennsylvania, northern Virginia, and Washington, DC. The Foundation's areas of focus include Health Care, Youth Programs, Education, Veterans,…
The Robert F. Shumann Foundation awards grants to programs in education and those emphasizing environmental sustainability, particularly open-space habitats; arts, culture, and humanities; and animals, particularly birds and ornithology studies. Applications must be submitted online.
A charter school receiving a grant under CFDA number 84.282C may use the grant funds to assist other schools in adapting the charter school’s program (or certain aspects of the charter school’s program), or to disseminate information about the charter school, through such activities as:
- Assisting other individuals with the planning and start-up of one or more…
The major purposes of the CSP are to expand opportunities for all students, particularly traditionally underserved students, to attend charter schools and meet challenging State academic standards; provide financial assistance for the planning, program design, and initial implementation of public charter schools; increase the number of high-quality charter schools available…
The NEA Foundation frequently partners with other organizations to offer grants for projects in specific subject, grade, and geographic areas. Find out if any of our special grants align with the work you’re doing, and apply for these grants through our normal Student Achievement or Learning & Leadership Grant application.
Award SizeFY2020 grants were Total = $5,700,000; Range = $180,000 - $475,000
The High School Equivalency Program (HEP) helps migratory and seasonal farmworkers (or children of such workers) who are 16 years of age or older and not currently enrolled in school to obtain the equivalent of a high school diploma and, subsequently, to gain employment or begin postsecondary education or training. The program serves approximately 5,000 students annually.…
This program "provides a professional development opportunity for middle and high school teachers from the United States to participate in a program aimed at globalizing U.S. classrooms through an online professional development course, two Washington, D.C.-based symposiums and a two to three week professional development exchange to one of the following countries: Brazil,…
Award SizeTotal program funding in 2019-20 = $63,521,110 to 212 projects
The Upward Bound Math and Science program is designed to strengthen the math and science skills of participating students. The goal of the program is to help students recognize and develop their potential to excel in math and science and to encourage them to pursue postsecondary degrees in math and science, and ultimately careers in the math and science profession.
Award Sizeup to $25 million
The Foundation intentionally place vulnerable children and their families at the center of all programming with organizations and policies the Foundation supports, addressing the comprehensive needs of children, their families, and communities. Programming framework: educated kids, healthy kids, secure families, racial equity, and civic engagement. In general, they do not…