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City Build Request for Application Released

Monday, July 24, 2006
Eligible Entities May Apply for up to One Million Dollars through the City Build Incentive Grant

(Washington, DC) The State Education Office, on behalf of the Executive Office of the Mayor, announces a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA).  Eligible entities may apply for up to one million dollars through the City Build Incentive Grant program (City Build).  The State Education Office expects to award two to five grants.  The grant awards will be for a period of two years from the date of the award and will not exceed three years. 

City Build is a joint education and neighborhood development initiative that promotes community revitalization with a particular emphasis on strengthening public charter schools. The aim of City Build stretches beyond excellence in academics; it is a focus on promoting strategic neighborhoods, encouraging community development, attracting and retaining residents, and creating partnerships between charter schools and community organizations.

Eligibility

  • Any public charter school board of trustees, holding a valid District of Columbia charter, with enrolled District of Columbia students; or
  • Any District of Columbia-based non-profit or for-profit organization, representing a public charter school, and directly benefiting that school.

Application Due Date

The deadline for submission is August 25, 2006, by 5:00 p.m.  The RFA may be obtained from the following:

  • The State Education Office
    441 4th Street, NW, Suite 350 North
    Washington, DC 20001
For further information, please contact:

Kendrinna Rodriguez
Director, Office of Public Charter School Financing and Support
(202) 727-8807
[email protected]