Education Dept. Solicits Applications For Credit-Enhancement Grant Program

Duff, Susanna
April 2003
Bond Buyer;4/23/2003, Vol. 344 Issue 31620, p5
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The U.S. Department of Education is calling on states, local governments, and nonprofit organizations to compete for 25 million dollar in grants that would allow them to provide credit enhancements for charter school construction projects, including those financed with tax-exempt or taxable municipal bonds. Applications for the grants, which are to be made under the Credit Enhancement for Charter School Facilities Program, are due June 3. The grants can be used to enhance deals by guaranteeing, insuring, or reinsuring both tax-exempt and taxable bonds for charter schools, as well as by establishing reserve funds for such bond deals.


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