Public Charter School Alliance of South Carolina

School Funding

Funding Guidance for SC Charters

Securing diverse revenue streams poses immense challenges for charter schools lacking economies of scale. Yet financial viability enables all other elements of excellence.

Let the Charter Alliance help your navigation of funding intricacies by:

  • Spotlighting timely state, federal, and nonprofit grant notifications so opportunities are never missed.
  • Offering playbooks guiding best practices for modeling, applications, documentation, and stewardship success.
  • Introducing charter-focused funding partners that provide specialized bid support, sustainability planning, and more.

If obtaining, tracking, and forecasting the funding formula mix proves difficult, draw on proven experts dedicated to South Carolina’s charter environment.

E-Rate information: Revenue Per Pupil and Education Finance Act Projections | South Carolina Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Office

SC information on e-rate:

Once a month, the Financial Systems Section of the SC State Department of Education produces a newsletter containing vital financial information for SC School District Business Officials. The newsletters contain information concerning programmatic updates, deadlines for funding, or any other data vital to the financial operation of the school districts.

Current and archived newsletters

The SC State Department of Education’s Division of Fiscal Systems has several financial planning manuals and handbooks available in all areas of school funding. Included is this year’s Funding Manual.

SCDE Funding Resource Page

The Charter Marketplace has several Alliance business partners who are well-versed in charter school finances.

Let us support your E-Rate success through ongoing training tools and charter-focused peer funding advice!

Get Ongoing Funding Recommendations

Securing diverse, balanced revenue streams is an immense challenge within the charter funding realities of South Carolina. It takes proper planning, know-how, and timing. Contact the Public Charter School Alliance’s Funding Advisory Team to begin strategizing steady, sustainable growth in financial resources from multiple sources, including:
  • Federal & state grants
  • Per pupil rate increases
  • Community partnerships
  • Low-interest financing
  • Events sponsorships
Our specialists continually monitor latest developments then translate opportunities tailored to different charter school models and maturity levels in South Carolina. Schedule your free Funding Roadmapping Session with us this month to kickstart reliable funding momentum benefitting current and future students!

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If we can be of any additional help, contact us!  We look forward to hearing from you!