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CSP Grant Information



The Michigan Department of Education would like to announce Round 8 of the Charter School Program Grant. The Public School Academies unit will host an informational meeting on May 10, 2022 from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. via Microsoft Teams. Eligible applicants are new charter schools that have an executed contract with an authorizer, will expand 3 grades and have 3 years of positive achievement data, or replicate an existing high performing charter school at 50% on the state index.

Applications must be submitted prior to 5:00 pm on January 17, 2023. The system will not process a submission after 5:00 pm and, consequently, will not be reviewed in this round.





What Grantees Need to Know Informational document


CSP Grant Timeline and Expectations


CSP Grant Intent to Apply


CSP Grant Application


CSP Grant Allowable Cost Guide


Federal Cost Principles

Additional detail on allowable expenditures under Federal Charter School Programs grants


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Authorizer Representative Expansion

Authorizer Representative New

Authorizer Representative Replication


Technical Assistance Opportunities and Supporting Documentation

Become a New Board Member - Michigan Council of Charter School Authorizers (

Epicenter: The Organization and Performance Management System! (

MCCSA - Advancing Excellence - Michigan's Model for Authorizer Accountability

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