Who We Are

CSMC is the largest provider of back-office financial services to charter schools, serving over 150 schools throughout the country. Our staff has expertise in charter school development, budgeting, data systems, fiscal operations, and financial management.

Our Mission

CSMC’s mission is to remove the day-to-day operational challenges school administrators face, and empower those charter school leaders to create and lead successful and innovative charter schools.

What We Do

CSMC can free you up to guide your team toward your core mission: helping your students to thrive. Whether you are a small start-up school or a large charter management organization, CSMC can provide a level of service that best fits the needs of your school, all while fitting within your school’s budget.

Latest Posts

CSMC in the News!

In a report about Clayton Valley Charter High, CSMC was recently mentioned in an article published on Mercury News. We enjoy helping our clients reach the goals that they have set. The excerpt can be found below: Fiscally, the school contracts with Charter School... read more

Meet the CSMC Team at the 2015 CCSA Conference!

We are very excited to be participating in this year’s CCSA Conference. We will be set up at booth #400 so don’t forget to come visit us. The presentations that we will have are listed below along with a download link to the presentations as well. Look... read more

LCAP webinar and message from Jennifer Afdahl Rice

Note: We are offering a free LCAP Webinar discussing support & tips for schools finishing their LCAP on Thursday, February 26 from 10-11am PST. Sign up here – Click Here I wanted to send out an important update from our team about the Local Control and... read more

2015 Critical Issues Charter School Symposium

YM&C and CSMC have partnered to provide a free, full-day Critical Issues Charter School Symposium covering a multitude of fiscal and legal issues for charter school developers and operators. Symposium sessions will be approximately 45 minutes. Dates: January... read more

The experience and knowledge that they [CSMC] bring to our schools has helped us expand beyond our imagination – we are now up to 6 schools.

Tim Wolf

Executive Director, King-Chavez Public Schools - San Diego, CA