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Grants Development Director:
Carrie Mulcaire 831.477.3566

Temp Hourly Assistant
Lydia Arce 831.477.6481

PRO Admin Assistant:
Buff McKinley 831.477.5577
Location: 2550 Building,
lower campus

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Grant Resources


Federal Grant Management & Compliance Training

On December 26, 2014 the new Education Department General Administrative Regulations (EDGAR) went into effect and incorporated the requirements of the Uniform Grants Guidance (2 CFR Part 200).

The presentation highlighted the important changes to the UGG and EDGAR, as well as recent U.S.
Department of Education interpretations and policies.  All recipients of federal grant dollars must
comply with these rules to avoid audit exposure..

Guidance on Successfully Securing Grant Funding

This Flex Week presentation was held on Thursday, January 21, 2016 with Carrie Mulcaire, Grants Development Director and Terrence Willet, PRO Director. This presentation highlights the critical elements for identifying, pursuing, and developing grant funding with a careful eye on how faculty, staff and administrators can use their time most effectively in pursuing a winning grant idea. Topics include researching grant opportunities for state, federal and private foundations, evaluating if the grant is worth pursuing based on grant requirements and evaluating it against a set of criteria, and what funders are looking for. A team-based approach in project design and proposal writing is emphasized.

Post-Award Management for Grant Project Directors

Above is a link to a presentation delivered on Thursday, October 22, 2015 and Thurs. December 3, 2015 with Dr. Laurel Jones, President/ Superintendent, Carrie Mulcaire, Grants Development Director, Graciano Mendoza, BSO Director and Terrence Willet, PRO Director. This training helps project directors and their fiscal support staff to better understand their roles in grant management and how the Grants Office (GO) and Business Office (BSO) can offer support in the process.

Continuous & Sustainable Improvement through Grants!

A Flex Week presentation on Thursday, August 27, 2015 with Carrie Mulcaire, Grants Development Director and Terrence Willet, PRO Director. This presentation describes the purpose of the Grants Office, reviews some draft forms for grant assistance request and grant approvals, and provides the top 10 ingredients for a successful grant proposal.

FEDERAL GRANTS – Established in 2002, the program management office is an e-government intiatiive operating under the governance of the Office of Management and Budget. The system houses information on over 1,000 grant programs and vets grant applications for the 26 federal grant-making agencies. Here are some specific resources:

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) provides a full listing of all Federal programs available to State and local governments (including the District of Columbia); federally-recognized Indian tribal governments; Territories (and possessions) of the United States; domestic public, quasi- public, and private profit and nonprofit organizations and institutions; specialized groups; and individuals.


California Community Colleges, Chancellor’s Office - This state agency in California oversees all 108 community colleges and serves as a primary source of grant funding statewide.

California Community Colleges, Chancellor’s Office- Workforce and Economic Development - This site provides additional Economic and Workforce Development grants that may or may not be listed on the CCCCO’s main grants page.


Council of Resource Development (CRD) - Founded by community college development officers for community college resource development professionals, CRD is committed to understanding your challenges and providing you with accessible, affordable, top-quality resources to strengthen every aspect of your college's resource development department. For member access to information on this website, please contact the Grants Office.

The Foundation Center - Established in 1956, Foundation Center is the leading source of information about philanthropy worldwide. Through data, analysis, and training, it connects people who want to change the world to the resources they need to succeed. Foundation Center maintains the most comprehensive database on U.S. and, increasingly, global grantmakers and their grants — a robust, accessible knowledge bank for the sector.

The Grantsmanship Center – Founded over 40 years ago, this organization offers training and publications to help organizations plan solid programs, write logical, compelling grant proposals and create earned income opportunities.


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