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The Grant and Contract Services Office

  1. 1. The Grant and Contract Services Office
  2. 2. Our Mission <ul><li>The primary role of the Grant and Contract Services Department is to support institutional efforts to enhance the learning environment through the acquisition of grant funding. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Areas of Responsibility <ul><li>Grant development assistance </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Funding source identification </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Proposal preparation assistance </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Grant and contract technical assistance </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Budget preparation and management </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Grant and contract compliance </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Consultation and training customized to </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>customers’ needs </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Office Contacts <ul><li>Richard Keeler, Director of Grant and Contract Services x8211 </li></ul><ul><li>Colleen Molko, Associate Director of </li></ul><ul><li>Grant and Contract Services x8932 </li></ul>
  5. 5. Trends and Emphases in Funding <ul><li>Federal instead of State </li></ul><ul><li>Increased accountability and focus on achievement of program outcomes </li></ul><ul><li>Decreased flexibility in regard to use of funds, program amendments </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstrated expertise of program staff </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration/partnerships with K-12, other community colleges, universities, and the business community </li></ul>
  6. 6. Trends and Emphases in Funding <ul><li>Formation of consortia </li></ul><ul><li>High regard for university participation </li></ul><ul><li>Inclusion of underserved populations in program design </li></ul><ul><li>Strong evaluation component – formative as well as summative - use of external evaluator </li></ul>
  7. 7. Trends and Emphases in Funding <ul><li>Complementary relationship with other grant programs </li></ul><ul><li>Dissemination and replication potential </li></ul><ul><li>Systems change and sustainability </li></ul><ul><li>Incorporation of use of technology, especially computer, into program design </li></ul>
  8. 8. Areas of Increased Funding Availability <ul><li>Amelioration of the nursing shortage </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Career Ladder </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Flexible delivery of instruction </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Basic Skills Education </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Effective means of ensuring proficiencies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Alternative instructional delivery systems </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Areas of Increased Funding Availability <ul><li>Math, science and engineering careers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Recruitment of underserved individuals into career paths </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Support services aimed at retention </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Transfer to 4-year institution </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Incorporation of computer technology into curriculum </li></ul>
  10. 10. Funding Acquisition Strategies <ul><li>Begin with your vision – where you’d like to see your program go, what you’d like to see it become/achieve </li></ul><ul><li>Get it down on paper, include as much detail as possible about what is needed to arrive at the final desired outcomes </li></ul><ul><li>Again, on paper, separate the program into components which could be developed or implemented </li></ul>
  11. 11. Funding Acquisition Strategies <ul><li>Establish and maintain ongoing contact with the Grant and Contract Services Office </li></ul><ul><li>Begin strategic partnering process – initial meetings involve the identification of mutual goals, and the attainment of consensus regarding roles, expectations, and how to cooperatively pursue identified goals </li></ul><ul><li>Search for sources to fund one or more components of the program </li></ul>
  12. 12. Funding Sources <ul><li>U.S. Department of Education </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Office of Postsecondary Education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Office of Vocational and Adult Education </li></ul></ul><ul><li>U.S. Department of Health & Human Services </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Database of Federal Grant Opportunities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http:// </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Funding Sources <ul><li>U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>U.S. Department of Commerce </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>National Science Foundation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http:// </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Funding Sources <ul><li>U.S. Department of Justice </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>California Department of Education </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>State of California Department of Justice </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http:// </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Funding Sources <ul><li>California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>American Association of Community Colleges </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. Funding Sources <ul><li>Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http:// </li></ul></ul>