Each charter school receives a grant for textbooks, library books and software under the New York State Textbook Law (NYSTL). The grant is administered by the NYC DOE, so all purchases with these funds must be processed through the FAMIS purchasing portal.
Proper insurance is important for charter schools from inception to maturity. This FAQ document answers many common questions that charter schools have regarding insurance packages.
This worksheet, designed to help schools make decisions regarding financial management staffing and software, was commissioned by the New York City Charter School Center and presented in partnership with ERE, LLP & Fiscal Management Associates, LLC.
This extensive guidebook prepared for the New York City Charter School Center by Fiscal Management Associates helps charter schools prepare for an audit by the New York State Comptroller's Office.
Please note that this guidebook is from 2006.
Charter schools can use this set of templates from the New York City Charter School Center to create their own forms. Included are templates for purchase request, expense request, expense reimbursement, and purchase order forms.
This presentation from the New York City Charter School Center explains the proper way to prepare a budget for a new charter school. All revenue streams and cost centers are covered in detail. Learn how to be conservative when projecting both revenues and expenses. A sample budget is included.