Office of Grants Leadership & Development


Darcy McGrath,
913-469-8500, ext. 2743

Darcy McGrath has more than 20 years of experience in community college career and technical education, workforce development and contract training in community colleges and at the state level.  She has written grant solicitations and grant proposals, reviewed grant submissions at the state level, and administered over $3.5 million in grant funded projects.

Anthony Funari,
Grant Professional
913-469-8500, ext. 4847

Anthony hails from Allentown, Pennsylvania. He received his B.A. in English from the University of Pittsburgh, his M.A. from the State University of New York at Stony Brook, and his Ph.D. from Lehigh University. After completing his dissertation, Anthony moved to Olathe and accepted an adjunct teaching position here at Johnson County Community College. His book, Francis Bacon and the Seventeen-Century Intellectual Discourse, was published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2011. In addition to teaching, Anthony has worked with the grant writing firm, Fabian Consulting Inc. He has been part of developing both federal and private grants for clients as diverse as the New Jersey Center for Tourette Syndrome, the Catholic Diocese of Trenton, and El Centro Para Familia. Anthony currently lives in Lawrence with his wife, Kim, and their son, William.

Selina Wu
Administrative Assistant
913-469-8500, ext. 3585

Selina Wu has been working at JCCC since 2004.  She holds a bachelor's degree from University of Missouri – Kansas City.

Contact Us

Campus Mailbox: 42
Location: LIB 355
Dept. Email:
Phone Number: 913-469-8500, ext. 3585 


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