Grants Leadership and Development: Inspiring Innovation

The Office of Grants Leadership and Development helps faculty and staff translate ideas that advance the mission of JCCC into fundable grant proposals and monitors the implementation of successfully funded grant projects.


Recently Awarded Grants

August 2016

Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (S-STEM)

To provide scholarship funds, enhanced student support services and opportunities for JCCC students, and a chance to advance knowledge of what works in STEM education.

July 2016

Migrant Family Literacy Grant 2016-2017
To provide Family Literacy Services to the migrant families attending ESL classes at the Center of Grace. 

Carl Perkins Program Improvement Grant FY17
To more fully develop the academic and career technical skills of students enrolled in career and technical education programs. 

Adult Education and Family Literacy FY17
To develop, implement and improve adult education and literacy activities.

June 2016

Procurement Technical Assistance Center 2016
To continue the Procurement Technical Assistance (PTA) services to work with local business owners to grow their businesses via sales to the government.

Dollar General Literacy Foundation Adult Literacy Grant 2016
To create stand-alone distance education courses to reach learners currently unserved. 

Dollar General Literacy Foundation Family Literacy Grant 2016
To provide literacy-rich materials for parents to use with their children.

May 2016

Jobs for Innovative Industry Skills Training (JIIST) Grant 2016
The Johnson County Adult Basic Education program will conduct a feasibility study to determine the next Career & Technical Education program to launch an Accelerating Opportunity-Kansas pathway. The identified pathway will be implemented in Fall 2016. 

Carl Perkins Leadership Funds FY16
To develop, pilot and evaluate online Math/Career & Technical Education (CTE) tutorial modules for targeted CTE courses.

Career and Technical Education Perkins Reserve Fund FY16
To pilot an online testing environment in the Nursing program using ExamSoft. 

Arts Integration Workshop Funding for 2015-2016 Season – The Kansas Alliance for the Arts in Education
To support Professional Development in Arts Integration with funding for three artists in spring 2016. 

Arts Integration Workshop Funding for 2015-2016 Season – The Kennedy Center
To support Professional Development in Arts Integration with funding for three artists in spring 2016. 

April 2016

Arts Integration Program 2016
To train Kansas artists to teach educators on how to integrate the arts into their curriculum.

March 2016

Small Business Development Center – SBA and KDOC 2016
To provide small business consulting and training to existing and aspiring small business owners in Johnson, Miami and Wyandotte counties.

Academic Linkages and Education Programs
Working with the college’s Pakistani partner university, Sukkur Institute for Business Administration, JCCC will host a semester-long mentorship program for 6 visiting Pakistani faculty in key areas of growth for Sukkur IBA: Distance Learning, Learning Centers, Early Childhood Development, and Program Assessment.

Technology Internship Grant
To gain field experience at SolSource Greenbuild.

January 2016

SkillBuilders Fund Grant
To invite middle school female students from Kansas City metro to attend the “STEM: It’s a Girl Thing!” Conference to strengthen their confidence levels in STEM fields.

November 2015

Innovative Technology Grant
To provide support to launch a new Associates of Applied Sciences (A.A.S.) degree in Automation Engineering Technology (AET). This degree program will train students to become electrical and electronics technicians.

The Sam’s Club Step Up for Small Business Project Partnership
To pilot a new workshop for aspiring small business owners and expand on an ongoing project for existing JCCC business owners.

Teaching with Primary Sources – Exploring Kansas History
To train 20 middle school/high school social studies and history teachers on best practices for incorporating teaching with primary sources into their classrooms.

IME-Becas Scholarship Program 2015-2016
A scholarship program designed for Mexican students or those of Mexican origin.

October 2015

Creating Pathways in Big Data Careers
JCCC will join a consortium of other community colleges and the Education Development Center to identify skill sets needed for mid-level careers in the big data industry and then develop new curriculum around these skill sets. 

The UPS Foundation U.S. Local Grants 2015
To plant an orchard and forest garden to educate students, staff and community volunteers on sustainable food production.

ArtsKC Ovation Grant 2015-2016 (NMOCA)
To support general operations of the Nerman Museum.

ArtsKC Ovation Grant 2015-2016 (Performing Arts)
To support general operations of the Performing Arts Series.

September 2015

Adult Education and Family Literacy FY16
To develop, implement and improve adult education and literacy activities. 

Nursing Initiative Grant FY16
To build the nursing workforce and the nursing faculty of the future based on the shortage in the both areas. 

Academic Cost Performance Management System Pilot
To adopt and implement an Academic Cost Performance Management System to achieve desired educational outcomes at the best value per dollar.

Arts Engagement in American Communities
Diverse communities exist within a 30-mile radius of Johnson County Community College (JCCC). Engaging Kansas Communities highlights three of the many arts education engagement opportunities offered by the JCCC Performing Arts Series Arts Education Program. The project, Engaging Kansas Communities, focuses on three very different outreach events in three very different demographic locations that include Kansas City, MO, Overland Park and rural Kansas.