Grants Development & Management Office

The El Camino College Grants Development & Management Office provides guidance, support and hands-on assistance to managers, faculty and staff who seek and manage grant-funded projects.


The Grants Development and Management Office will ignite a grant-seeking culture supporting equity and acess, cutting-edge research, innovation and technology by strengthening partner relationships thus increasing successful student outcomes. 

Grant Application Process

We're here to help!

  • Review the Approval to Pursue Process prior to developing a proposal.
    • The Approval to Pursue Process provides a step-by-step guide with supporting materials to demystify grant proposals.
    • The Project Information Form contained in the Approval to Pursue Process MUST be used to gain approval to proceed. 
  • Review the Proposal Development Process upon obtaining approval to proceed via the Grants Development and Management Office.
    • The Proposal Development Process provides insight on next steps within the Application Process. 

Grant Prospect or Idea?

Not quite ready to fill out the Project Information Form, but found a grant prospect or have an idea? Submit your prospect or idea! The Grants Development and Managmenet Office will connect with you. 

Grants Office Resources

  • Foster project ideas.
  • Locate funding opportunities.
  • Strengthen grant writing and project development capabilities.
  • Develop grant proposals and budgets.
  • Strengthen collaboration between college departments, programs and areas.
  • Nurture partnerships with external organizations.
  • Support project managers.
  • Manage grant-funded projects as needed.
  • Complete and submit reports to the relevant funders’ offices.
  • Comply with internal and external approval and compliance requirements.

Grants Office Services

  • Provide information to the college community on funding and grant partnership opportunities
  • Proposal and budget development
  • Proposal review, signoff, and submission
  • Grant negotiation and acceptance
  • Grant startup assistance
  • Guidance on post-award management to effectively implement projects
  • Grant close-out assistance, including final reporting
  • Training in various aspects of grantsmanship (grant seeking, proposal writing, project management)
  • Assistance with compliance audits
  • Special projects

Questions? Contact Us

Grants Development & Management Office

Administration Building - 2nd Floor