The SUNY Charter Schools uses a Request for Proposals (RFP) to solicit proposals to establish SUNY authorized charter schools. The Institute may hold more than one round seeking proposals for each RFP.

2022 Timeline

01/05/22
Request for Proposals
01/20/22
Final RFP Issued
02/08/22
Intent to Apply Form
02/22/22
Proposals Due
June 2022
Meeting of the SUNY Trustees Charter School Committee
Fall 2023
Earliest Approved Opening Date

2022 Proposals

2022 Updates

20
Jan-2022
Requests For Proposals

The SUNY Charter Schools Institute (the “Institute”) announces the release of the 2022 SUNY Request for Proposals (RFP) to open new charter schools in New York State. 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 did not receive any public comments on the draft 2022 RFP.

05
Jan-2022
Requests For Proposals

The SUNY Charter Schools Institute (the “Institute”) announces the release of the draft of the 2022 SUNY Request for Proposals (“RFP”) to open new charter schools in New York State. 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 will accept comments via email to: charters@suny.edu through 5 P.M. on January 19, 2022.

Download: 2022 SUNY Request for Proposals (RFP)_Draft for Comment