Previous Years Institutional Grants

2021-2022 Fiscal Year SLOCCCD GRANT PROGRAM REPORT (Click here for PDF)

2020-2021 Fiscal Year SLOCCCD GRANT PROGRAM REPORT (Click here for PDF)

2019-2020 Fiscal Year SLOCCCD GRANT PROGRAM REPORT (Click here for PDF)

 

Current Institutional Grants

2021-2022 Fiscal Year

Click here for an Powerpoint overview of multiple grant programs from our 2020 Project Director Meeting (Click Here for PDF).

Grant Program Granting Agency Award Duration Overall Award Amount Project Director Project Description
Catalyst Fund California Campus Catalyst Fund / Immigrants Rising 07/2018-08/31/2021 $345,000 Estella Vazquez Initiative to expand support for undocumented students and their families across CA Community Colleges, California State Universities, and Universities of California.
Certified Nursing Assistant Expansion California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office 01/01/2019-06/30/2022 $22,500 Marcia Scott Support to increase enrollment in Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Program. 
Veterans Resource Center California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office  10/01/2018-12/31/2021 $100,000 Michelle Evans Provides improvements to the Veterans Resource Centers and additional services for Veteran population.
Incarcerated Re-entry Program California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office 07/01/2019-12/31/2021 $100,000 Matthew Green Builds and serves cohorts of formerly incarcerated students.
Financial Aid Technology California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office 07/01/2018- 06/30/2022 $181, 656 Michelle Evans Funds may be used to support technology advancements and innovations that enable more efficient processing of state and federal financial aid.
Mental Health Services California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office 05/01/2020-12/31/2022  $300,000 Nicole Johnson Provides Mental Health Services campus-wide and customized services for at-risk student populations.
Innovation Academy California Department of Finance 2017-2022 $2,000,000 Jason Curtis  An award to offer fee-free college education by expanding dual and concurrent enrollment courses and services at Paso Robles High School.
Early Childhood Education Apprenticeships California Department of Labor/Foundation for California Community Colleges 01/01/2020-12/31/2022 $150,000 Michele Gordon Johnson

In partnership with San Luis Obispo County Office of Education, the grant offers a two-year apprenticeship program with wrap around services for 25 students in Early Childhood Education.

CA Jobs Challenge California Military Department 01/31/2021- 12/16/2023 $113,804 Matthew Green Cuesta College collaborates with the CA National Guard to provide medical services for the Sunburst Youth Academy and the California Jobs Challenge youth programs.
Sunburst Youth Academy California Military Department 01/01/2021- 12/31/2022 $258,533 Matthew Green Cuesta College collaborates with the CA National Guard to provide medical services for the Sunburst Youth Academy and the California Jobs Challenge youth programs.
Youth Empowerment and Strategies (YESS) Foundation for California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office 07/01/2021- 06/30/2022 $22,500 Mimi Feliciano-Hix YESS–ILP assists current and former foster youth in
transitioning successfully into self-sufficiency
and adulthood. 
Preparation for Industrial Careers in Mathematical Sciences (PIC Math) National Science Foundation (Mathematical Association of America) 01/22/2022- 09/30/2022 $5,000 Guillermo Alvarez Pardo The program trains instructors on a methodology for finding an industrial partner, getting an industrial problem and having students work on solving it. The program includes opportunities and funds to send students to national conferences to present there their findings. 
NSF S-STEM National Science Foundation (NSF S-STEM) 06/24/2019-09/30/2023 $1,179,708 John Cascamo Provides wrap around services and scholarships for up to 50 Engineering students from underrepresented student groups.
GIS Technology National Science Foundation (NSF ATE) 07/01/2018-06/30/2022 $224,904

Feride Schroeder

Establishes a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Analyst certificate, internship, and professional development opportunities for GIS students and faculty.

Institutionalizing Undergraduate Research Education to Promote Student Engagement and Success National Science Foundation (NSF-IUSE) 03/01/2019-02/28/2022 $256,456 Laurie McConnico Develop and undergraduate research education program at Cuesta College.
Innovation and Effectiveness Partnership Initiative (IEPI) Santa Clarita Community College District 08/20/2021-08/19/2022 $175,000 Jason Curtis This grant will assist Cuesta College in achieving equity of access through review of existing real property and consideration of investment in other potential educational site locations.
Title V Developing Hispanic Serving Institutions: Teacher Pathways U.S. Department of Education 10/01/2017-09/30/2022 $2,492,170 Bret Clark Provides Teaching Pathways, support services, and professional development opportunities for Future Teachers. Also provides support for expanded wi-fi coverage on campus.
Title V Developing Hispanic Serving Institutions: Guided Pathways U.S. Department of Education 10/1/2020 - 09/30/2025 $2,983,921 Maria Escobedo Support guided pathways, increase services to South County and improve instructional technology
CCAMPIS U.S. Department of Education 10/01/2018-09/30/2022 $304,308 Katie Mervin Provides childcare subsidies to Cuesta College's Children's Center for low income students.
Hispanic Serving Institutions U.S. Department of Agriculture NIFA 09/01/2018-08/31/2022 $275,000 Amy Stapp  Supports Agriculture Guided Pathways, outreach to Latinx students and community, job shadowing, experiential learning, and scholarships to Ag students.