Archive - FY 2022 CSP National Dissemination (ND) Competition

Applicant Information

The Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 Charter Schools Program (CSP) – National Dissemination Grants application period closed on August 22, 2022, at 11:59:59 p.m. Eastern Time.

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FY 2022 CSP National Dissemination Notice Inviting Applications

Posted in the Federal Register on Friday, July 22, 2022 PDF       HTML

FY 2022 Competition Timeline

  • Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: Monday, August 22, 2022
  • Deadline for Intergovernmental Review: Thursday, September 22, 2022

FY 2022 Competition Technical Assistance

Pre-Application Webinars:

  • FY 2022 National Dissemination Pre-Application Competition Webinar:
    • The webinar was held 2:00-3:30 pm Eastern Time on Friday, July 29, 2022.
    • During the webinar, the Department reviewed the competition eligibility requirements, priorities, selection criteria, and application requirements.  We also reviewed the steps required to complete the registration process and answer questions from potential applicants.
    • Webinar PowerPoint Slides
    • Webinar Recording
    • Webinar Transcript
  • Application Package and Submission:
  • National Dissemination Application Package Instructions: Please note this is an electronic copy for you to download and use as a guide only.
  • Applications must be submitted electronically through the system at
  • Please do not e-mail an electronic copy of a grant application to U.S. Department of Education staff.

Hard Copy Applications:

For hard copy application packages, contact:

Yianni Alepohoritis

U.S. Department of Education

400 Maryland Avenue SW

Washington, DC 20202

Phone: (202) 453-5563


Required Application Forms:

Note: Most of the forms listed are in the electronic application package in The following is a list of the required forms that must be completed, examples of which can be found here.

  • ED Form 424–Application for Federal Education Assistance (Form and Instructions)
  • ED Form 524–Budget Information, Non-Construction Programs
  • ED Form 524–Instructions
  • Lobbying Form; Debarment, Suspension and Other Responsibility Matters; and Drug-Free Workplace Requirements
  • Standard Form LLL–Disclosure of Lobbying Activities

Registering on and

  • REGISTER EARLY – registration involves many steps including registration on SAM (, which usually takes approximately 7 to 10 business days, but can take longer depending on the completeness and accuracy of the data entered into the SAM database by an applicant.
  • You may begin working on your application while completing the registration process, but you cannot submit an application until all of the Registration steps are complete.
  • Please note that once your SAM registration is active, it will take 24-48 hours for the information to be available in, and before you can submit an application through
  • For detailed information on the Registration Steps, please go here. Please note that your organization will need to update its SAM registration annually.
  • To register in, click on the “Get Started” link under the “Register Your Entity…” heading in
  • Grantees, and other entities wanting to do business with the U.S. Department of Education (e.g., entities applying for a grant), that are not already registered in must complete the “Register Entity” registration option and NOT the “Get a Unique Entity ID” option. The “Get a Unique Entity ID” option, which is not a full registration, is only available to entities for reporting purposes.  Failing to complete the “Register Entity” option may result in loss of funding, loss of applicant eligibility, and/or delays in receiving a grant award.

Information about SAM is available at  To further assist you with registering in SAM or updating your existing SAM registration, see the Quick Start Guide for Grant Registrations and the Entity Registration Video here.