The Grants Development and Management Office offers a variety of events and trainings to support a grant-seeking culture at El Camino College.
Enjoy a series, or any stand-alone session being offered! All sessions are open to any El Camino College employee who is interested in learning about the grant process or seeking out a grant opportunity.
The following workshops are buildable, but can also be taken on their own. Find the topic that suits your needs or interest. Whether you have experience in grants or have never touched a grant, this session is for you!
09/29/23 Request for Proposal (RFP) Orientation 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
I found a funding opportunity, but what are all these requirements?
Learn what a Request for Proposal (RFP) is, how to decipher the information, understand the requirements, where to locate the requested information and what format to use.
10/06/23 Asset Identification & Mapping 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Resources, collaborations, areas of strength
Learn what constitutes as an asset and how to leverage these assets. Get guidelines for establishing partnerships and building relationships of trust. Learn how to identify areas of strength and map those assets for reference and management.
10/13/23 Data, Goals & Objectives 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
What direction are we going? What is supporting what?
Have you ever needed to get your purpose across clearly? Or been asked why you are doing the work you are doing? This session will go over not only how, but practice stating your "purpose" and "why" in a very clear format.
10/20/23 Data and Dashboards 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
That data is showing us what?
Learn how to incorporate data into your proposal and work. Learn what types of data are available, how to access it, how to use it and how to share it.
10/27/23 Logic Model 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Inputs, Activities, Outputs, Outcomes, Impact
No need to be an expert! Learn what a logic model is, how to fill one out and feel confident moving forward with your work. Utilizing a logic model works in and outside of a grant.
11/03/23 Grant Reporting 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
What is the grantor and the institution expecting?
You know the information, but wonder what to include and how to format it? The Grants Development and Management Office will provide guidelines to reference.
11/17/23 Consultation 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Keeping the institution informed
Get better acquainted with the decision-making process at El Camino College. Learn what committees need to be updated, what qualifies as informational reporting and what needs approval.
Have you ever had a great idea? Thought El Camino would be better if we had the funds to...? The students would benefit if we could...?
This grant workshop series will demystify the grant process to pursue your great ideas.
Learn how to get started, what resources are at your disposal and how the Grant Development Office is here to assist you.
Learn how to strengthen the project design and put together an application team.
Learn how to get your affairs in order. Preparation definitely pays off!
Learn how to manage the project and funds. Manage project deliverables, reports and, stay in compliance.
End the project on a high. Learn how to close out the project; final reports, financials and acknowledgements.
Becoming a grant seeking institution