The U.S. Secretary of Education can award grants for the Credit Enhancement for Charter School Facilities program under the authority of Section 5222 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA) as amended by the Every Succeeds Act of (ESSA)(20 U.S.C. 7221c).
For grant regulations contained in EDGAR (Education Department General Administrative Regulations) go to: http://www2.ed.gov/policy/fund/reg/edgarReg/edgar.html.
Credit Enhancement Program Regulations can be found at: PDF (67 KB).
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).