The Grants and Contracts team also serves as liaisons to external funding agencies and partners; facilitates development of agreements with project partners; and maintains current records reflecting grant activities at the City Colleges of Chicago.
Whether you are a seasoned grant writer seeking help with the submission of a proposal, or a beginner wishing to learn the techniques of writing and submitting winning proposals, we are here to support you in your efforts. The team provides:
- Information related to identification of sources for external funding by:
o Increasing awareness of grant opportunities and the process of applying for funding;
o Maintaining and distributing up-to-date resource materials about funding opportunities;
o Monitoring legislative activities and appropriations that impact the grant programs at CCC.
- Assistance in proposal development:
o Developing project concepts;
o Identifying appropriate funding opportunities;
o Writing grant proposals.
- Grants management support to project directors:
o Working with Grants Accounting to monitor project budgets and expenditures;
o Monitor contract and grant compliance; and
o Ongoing evaluation of the funded project’s progress and impact.
Please note: All grant proposals must be coordinated through this office.