CSLC Statement on the Trump Administration’s 2018 Budget Proposal
The CSLC released a statement on the Trump administration’s 2018 budget proposal, which includes $500 million for the Charter Schools Program and up to $100 million for charter school facilities financing. Please click on the link for the full statement.
U.S. Department of Education Announces FY 2017 Credit Enhancement Application
The U.S. Department of Education released the FY 2017 application for the Credit Enhancement for Charter School Facilities Program. The application is due May 11, 2017. Please click on the link for more information.
National Charter Schools Conference 2017!
June 11-14, 2017 -The 2017 National Charter Schools Conference will be held June 11-14 at the Walter E. Washington Center in Washington, D.C.! Join us at the conference for more than 130 engaging sessions and networking events!
U.S. Department of Education Awards $16 Million for FY 2016 Credit Enhancement for Charter School Facilities Program
The U.S. Department of Education listed two awards totaling $16 million for FY 2016 for the Credit Enhancement for Charter School Facilities Program.
National Charter Schools Conference 2015!
June 21-24, 2015 -The 2015 National Charter Schools Conference will be held June 21-24 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. Join us at the conference for more than 135 engaging sessions and networking events!
The Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) and the National Association of Charter School Authorizers (NACSA) release a joint report on cooperation between charter school lenders and authorizers
May 25, 2015 – The LISC and NACSA joint report presents an overview of charter school lending and charter school authorizing and suggests areas of collaboration between the two sectors.
U.S. Department of the Treasury Awards $325 Million for Inaugural Round of CDFI Bond Guarantee Program
September 30, 2013 – The U.S. Department of the Treasury announced three awards to support $325 million in bonds to support long-term financing for CDFI investments in low-income communities, creating a new source of capital to finance public charter schools.
U.S. Department of Education Awards $12 Million for FY 2013 Credit Enhancement for Charter School Facilities Program
July 17, 2013 – The U.S. Department of Education announced three awards totaling $12 million for FY 2013 for the Credit Enhancement for Charter School Facilities Program.
U.S. Department of the Treasury’s CDFI Fund Awards New Markets Tax Credit Allocations for 2012; CSLC Members Awards $375 Million for Charter Schools and Other Community Assets
April 24, 2013 – The CDFI Fund has awarded 85 organizations nationwide allocations of New Markets Tax Credits for 2012. Congratulations to several CSLC members on successful applications for this extremely competitive program that received 282 applications for the 2012 round! A full list of allocatees can be fund on the CDFI Fund’s website.
|CSLC Member||Headquarters||Awards Amount||Service Area|
|Civic Builders||New York, NY||$15 million||National|
|Community Loan Fund of New Jersey||New Brunswick, NJ||$30 million||Statewide|
|Enterprise Community Partners (ESIC New Markets Partners LP)||Columbia, MD||$50 million||National|
|Florida Community Loan Fund||Orlando, FL||$40 million||Statewide|
|Low Income Investment Fund||San Francisco, CA||$55 million||National|
|NCB Capital Impact||Arlington, VA||$40 million||National|
|Nonprofit Finance Fund||New York, NY||$40 million||National|
|Raza Development Fund||Phoenix, AZ||$35 million||National|
|Self-Help Ventures Fund||Durham, NC||$25 million||National|
|The Reinvestment Fund||Philadelphia, PA||$45 million||National|
CSLC and National Alliance for Public Charter Schools (NAPCS) Urge Congress to Permanently Extend the New Markets Tax Credit
April 15, 2013 – The Charter School Lenders’ Coalition and the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools sent a letter to the House Committee on Ways and Means Education Task Force to permanently extend the New Markets Tax Credit Program at an increased allocation authority of $5 billion per year. As both chambers of Congress are considering comprehensive tax reform, CSLC and its partners are dedicated to protecting this important resource to attract private capital for charter school facilities financing.