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So you didn't get (or never applied for) a CCSPP grant! Now what?

So you didn't get (or never applied for) a CCSPP grant–now what?

When the CBE approved the CCSPP Implementation Grant Cohort 3 recipients, many LEAs and their schools were on the list…and many were not. Whether you applied and weren’t funded or never even applied, you can (and should!) still move forward with your plans for community school development.

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So you got a CCSPP grant! Now what?

If your application was funded, a big congratulations! If you're wondering what comes next, we have a number of “pro tips” we’ve compiled just for you.

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The CCSPP application deadline is right around the corner

In case you’ve been living under a rock these last few months, the deadline for applications for the next round of the California Community Schools Partnership Program (CCSPP) implementation grant funding is right around the corner. Here's why you should consider applying.

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Don’t just write the grant to write it

CCSPP funding can absolutely set the stage for whole-school transformation, but only if you approach it with an actual plan for transformation.

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A love letter to planning

If you’re a California Community Schools Partnership Program (CCSPP) grantee, right now you have an almost unprecedented opportunity to build the car BEFORE you drive it.

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A grant program is not a strategy

If you’re reading this, I’m betting that you’ve recently received a CA Community Schools Partnership Program (CCSPP) grant.