The U.S. Secretary of Education is authorized to award grants for this competition under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended by the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, Title V, Part B, Subpart 1, Charter School Programs. See Section 5205B (describes the State Charter School Facilities Incentive Grants program) and Section 5202E (describes the competitive priority for the program). Visit: http://www2.ed.gov/policy/elsec/leg/esea02/pg62.html#5205b
The link to the 2014 Notice Inviting Applications that appears in the Federal Register and provides detailed information about the grant (Catalog of Domestic Assistance Number 84.354D) can be found at: PDF (222KB) or https://www.federalregister.gov/articles/2014/05/14/2014-11113/applications-for-new-awards-state-charter-school-facilities-incentive-grants-program.
For grant regulations contained in EDGAR (Education Department General Administrative Regulations) go to: http://www2.ed.gov/policy/fund/reg/edgarReg/edgar.html.
State Charter School Facilities Incentive Program Regulations can be found at : PDF (173KB).
Frequently Asked Questions regarding the circumstances under which CSP funds may be used for grants that support preschool education in charter schools, under new authority in the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2014 can be found at: MS Word (45 KB)