Previous Years Institutional Grants

2017-2018 Fiscal Year SLOCCCD GRANT PROGRAM REPORT (Click here for PDF)

2018-2019 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

2020-2021 Fiscal Year

 Cuesta College Employees: For more detailed information the grants below including the Grant Budget Narrative and Application (when applicable), please visit the Grants Sharepoint Site by clicking HERE (Please note you will be asked to login before entering the site). 

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 07/2018-06/2021 $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 01/01/2019-06/30/2021 $22,500 Marcia Scott Support to increase enrollment in Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Program. 
Deputy Sector Navigator - Small Business (SB-1402) California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office 07/01/2019 - 09/30/2020 $200,000 Gayla Jurevich Creating pathways with employers and K-12 partners.
Veterans Resource Center California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office  10/01/2018-12/21/2021 $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.
Mental Health Services California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office 05/01/2020-12/31/2021  $300,000 Nicole Johnson Provides Mental Health Services campus-wide and customized services for at-risk student populations.
Promise Scholars Program Replication California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office - San Mateo County CCD 04/01/2019-06/30/2021 $150,000 Mark Sanchez Replication of the Promise Scholars Program.
Innovation Academy California Department of Finance 2017-2022 $2,000,000 Sabrina Robertson  An award to offer fee-free college education by expanding dual and concurrent enrollment courses and services at Paso Robles High School.
Tobacco Grant Program California Department of Justice 01/01/2019-12/31/2021 $86,999 Jason Hopkins Support to implement and enforce a smoke and tobacco free campus policy effective January 1, 2019.
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.

Health Services at Sunburst Academy California Military Department 01/01/2019-12/30/2020 $253,669 Matthew Green Provides Health Services to the Youth Academy National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Program.
Go Biz - Faculty Externships and Cyber Security Department of Defense 11/21/2019 - 12/31/2020 $17,500 Gayla Jurevich Provides faculty externships in business and cybersecurity.
NSF S-STEM National Science Foundation (NSF S-STEM) 06/24/2019-09/30/2023 $1,179,708 Jeff Jones Provides wrap around services and scholarships for up to 50 Engineering students from underrepresented student groups.
GIS Technology National Science Foundation (NSF ATE) 07/01/2018-06/30/2021 $224,904

Feride Schroeder

Debra Stakes

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.
Nuclear Education and Training Scholarship (NETS) Program Nuclear Regulatory Commission 07/18/2018-07/17/2020 $150,000 Alan Ross Scholarships and Success Workshops for students in the Nuclear Power Program.
Teacher Preparation Preparation (TPP) South Central Coast Regional Consortium (SCCRC) 07/01/2019-12/31/2020 $15,000

Cherie Moore

Rosemary Wrenn

Regional collaboration of Teacher Preparation.


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.
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.