ARCHIVE - FY 2022 CSP State Entities (SE) Competition

Applicant Information

The Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 Expanding Opportunity Through Quality Charter Schools Program – Grants to State Entities (SE Grants) application period closed on August 5, 2022 at 11:59:59 p.m. Eastern Time.

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FY 2022 CSP SE Notice Inviting Applications

Posted in the Federal Register on Wednesday, July 6, 2022 PDF       HTML

FY 2022 Competition Timeline 

  • Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: Friday, August 5, 2022
  • Deadline for Intergovernmental Review: Monday, September 5, 2022

FY 2022 Competition Information

Pre-Application Technical Assistance Webinars:

  • FY 2022 Pre-Application Webinar for CSP SE Grants – Office Hours:
    • The webinar was held at 1:00 pm Eastern Time on Monday, July 18, 2022.
    • During the webinar, CSP representatives responded to questions submitted by potential applicants through the “Questions & Comments” field in the registration form, as well as live questions.
    • Recording
    • Slides
    • Transcript
  • FY 2022 SE Pre-Application Competition Webinar:
    • The webinar was held at 1:00 pm Eastern Time on Monday, July 11, 2022.
    • During the webinar, the Department reviewed the competition eligibility requirements, priorities, selection criteria, and application requirements. Also, the Department reviewed the steps required to complete the registration process and answered participants’ questions.
    • Recording
    • Slides
    • Transcript
  • Pre-recorded Application Technical Assistance Webinar
    • Budget Webinar:
      • This webinar is designed to help potential applicants develop a budget that aligns with and supports their proposed project.
      • Recording
      • Slides
      • Transcript
  • Logic Models and SMART Performance Measures Webinar:
      • This webinar is designed to help potential applicants create a logic model and develop SMART performance measures.
      • Recording
      • Slides
      • Transcript

Application Package and Submission:

  • SE 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:

Jill Gaitens

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
      • Grant Application Form for Project Objectives and Performance Measures Information

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 to 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.

FY 2022 CSP SE Grant Eligibility Information

States with Active CSP SE Grants: States in which a State entity currently has an approved CSP SE grant application under section 4303 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESEA), that is actively running subgrant competitions are Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Idaho, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Texas, Washington, and Wisconsin.  We will not consider applications from these states.