The Charter School Growth Fund (CSGF), which provides grants and loans for the development and expansion of charter management and support organizations, is now seeking applicants for its first 2007 business planning cohort. Successful applicants will be offered a multi-year grant and loan package to subsidize a significant portion of the costs associated with operating the central office throughout the expansion period. CSGF will also provide ongoing strategic assistance. To date, the Fund has provided multi-year implementation support to selected groups of between $750,000 and $3.5 million.
To learn more about this opportunity, please visit the CSGF website at www.chartergrowthfund.org. The deadline for all Part I applications is October 15th, 2006.