Request For Proposal

2017 SUNY Request for Proposals — Round 1 “Spring Cycle” 2017-10-31T15:35:37+00:00

Proposals (10)

2017 SUNY Request for Proposals — Round 1 "Spring Cycle"

  • Draft RFP Date

    Draft RFP Issued for Public Comment
    11/28/2016

  • RFP Final Issue Date

    Final RFP Issued
    01/06/2017

  • Letter of Intent and Evidence of Active Community Outreach Due

    Letter of Intent and Evidence of Active Community Outreach Due
    02/15/2017

  • Completed Preliminary Proposals Due

    Proposals Due
    03/13/2017

  • Successful Applicants Approved by SUNY Trustees

    Successful Applicants Approved by SUNY Trustees
    06/08/2017

  • Approved Opening Date

    Earliest Approved Opening Date


SUNY Trustees Approve Six New Charter Schools

Upon recommendation of the SUNY Charter Schools Institute, the SUNY Board of Trustees’ Charter Schools Committee (the “Committee”), acting on behalf of the full SUNY Board of Trustees, approved six resolutions to approve six new charter schools. Two of the schools will be located in Buffalo, one in the Bronx, two in Brooklyn, and one in Queens.

To view the public list, click here.


Proposals Submitted in Response to the 2017 RFP Round 1 Spring Cycle

The State University of New York Board of Trustees (“SUNY Trustees”), in its capacity as a charter authorizer, has received proposals in response to the 2017 SUNY Request for Proposals Round 1 Spring Cycle. The deadline for this round of applications was March 13, 2017.  The public list indicates only receipt of a proposal. Inclusion in the list does not indicate that the SUNY Trustees have approved or will approve the proposed new school.

All information listed was reported by applicants at the time of submission  and is subject to change based on further information.

Click here to view the public list. 


Letters of Intent Received for 2017 RFP Spring Cycle

The Public List of the Letters of Intent submitted in response to the 2017 SUNY Request for Proposals is now available.


SUNY Releases Final 2017 RFP

The SUNY Charter Schools Institute (“Institute”) announces the release of the 2017 SUNY Request for Proposals (“RFP”) to open new charter schools in New York State, including New York City.  The New York Charter Schools Act of 1998 (as amended, the “Act”) requires New York's charter authorizers to solicit applications to establish new charter schools by way of a Request for Proposals process. The statute also mandates that SUNY issue a draft RFP for public comments prior to issuing the RFP. The Institute received no public comments in response to the draft.

To view the RFP and all related guidance documents and templates, click here.


SUNY Seeks Public Comments on the Draft 2017 RFP

The SUNY Charter Schools Institute, on behalf of the SUNY Board of Trustees, is pleased to announce the release of the Draft 2017 SUNY Request for Proposals (“RFP”) to open new charter schools. The New York Charter Schools Act of 1998 (as amended) requires New York's charter authorizers to accept applications to establish new charter schools by way of a request for proposals process. The statute mandates that SUNY issue a draft RFP for public comments prior to issuing the final RFP.

The Institute welcomes your comments and encourages you to share the draft document broadly and/or to post the electronic version on your website. The Institute will accept comments via email to: charters@suny.edu and via mail to: SUNY Charter Schools Institute, 41 State Street, Suite 700, Albany, New York 12207, through 5 p.m. on December 12, 2016.

As per the statute, the Institute will review written comments received by the deadline and consider the comments in finalizing the RFP. The Institute anticipates releasing the final 2017 RFP, along with a summary of the written comments and the Institute’s corresponding responses, on January 4, 2017.