Growing the nation’s best public charter schools

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The Charter School Growth Fund identifies the country’s best public charter schools, funds their expansion, and helps to increase their impact. We’re driven by a conviction that all children deserve great public schools in their communities.

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Our Impact

The average CSGF-supported school’s performance ranks in the top quartile of schools in their states that serve students of similar socioeconomic backgrounds.

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2022 Annual Report

Through 2022, we stood shoulder to shoulder with our portfolio leaders to help overcome challenges and invest in opportunities for significant impact.

2023 Annual Report

We invest in talented leaders who are building networks of excellent charter schools.

Our Approach
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I want all of our students to develop strong personalities and identities and to have the tenacity to reach their ultimate goals, however they may define them.
Charlene Reid, CEO, Excellence Community Schools

Our goal is to serve over one million students by 2030.

We are investing in a diverse group of talented education entrepreneurs who have the power to create and grow high-quality public charter schools that change students’ futures and transform communities.

Grow Great Schools

Over the last 15 years, our portfolio has become the primary engine of new public charter school growth in the country. Collectively, CSGF-supported schools currently serve over 650,000 students–more than the number of students who attend district schools within Los Angeles Unified, the nation’s second largest school district.

Catalyze Innovation

Charter school leaders with bold ideas are developing innovative ways to improve educational experiences for students, families, and teachers alike. We invest in solutions that are catalyzing change across key areas such as teacher talent, early literacy, and post-secondary success.

Build Capacity

We are helping charter school leaders strengthen their policy, communications, and advocacy strategies so they can successfully navigate challenges and share their stories of impact. We are also helping our portfolio build capacity in facilities and finance, ensuring organizational health and sustainability.