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2013-2016 New York Charter School Dissemination Program

Application in PDF PDF icon (275 KB) | Application in Word Word document icon (402 KB)
Letter of Intent PDF icon (18 KB)
Three Year Budget Summary PDF icon (70 KB) | Three Year Budget Summary Word document icon (80 KB)
List of Substantial Progress Schools PDF icon (8 KB)
List of Academic Achievement Schools PDF icon (9 KB)
Applicant Instructions PDF icon (28 KB)
FS-10 Budget Form Excel icon (139 KB)
Questions and Answers PDF icon (28 KB)

Due Date:

Complete applications must be submitted electronically through the Review Room portal at https://nysed-cspgrants.myreviewroom.com by March 15, 2013. See the Application Submission Instructions section of this RFP for details.


The purpose of the federal New York Charter School Dissemination Grant is to provide funds to support the dissemination of effective practices and programs that have been developed, tested, and proven successful in New York Charter Schools.  Dissemination funds are made available to assist charter schools in disseminating their successful innovations to any district school(s) in New York through designated partnerships.

Eligible Applicants:

A charter school may apply for a dissemination grant if the school is in at least its fourth consecutive year of operation with students and is in “Good Standing” or “Reward” status under NYSED’s state accountability system for 2012-2013.


Individual awards are available for up to $500,000 for three years—two years for project implementation and one year for evaluation.  Total funding is $5,000,000 for this grant program, and subject to availability of funds from the United States Department of Education.

Questions and Answers

All questions about this RFP must be emailed to csdissem@mail.nysed.gov no later than February 27, 2013.  A questions and answers summary will be posted February 15, 22, and March 1, 2013 to the following website:  https://www.p12.nysed.gov/funding/currentapps.html

Questions and Answers - Posted March 1, 2013: Questions and Answers PDF icon (28 KB)

Questions regarding the electronic submission of the RFP through the Review Room portal should not be sent to NYSED. Those questions should be directed to support@myreviewroom.com.

Date Posted

February 5, 2013

Last Updated: March 1, 2013