Institutional Grants

The Office of Institutional Grants assists faculty, staff, and administrators with the technical aspects of developing fundable grant proposals in response to the district’s strategic priorities. Staff can assist in the development of ideas, identification of funding sources, budget development, grant writing, interpretation of application guidelines, and final preparation of the proposal. The office assists in the interpretation of regulations and policies, oversees the programmatic requirements of grant-funded projects, and supports the monitoring, reporting, and renewal of existing grants.

Annual Report

Fiscal Year 2016-17 Annual Report PDF
Fiscal Year 2015-16 Annual Report


Susan Houghton
Executive Director, College Advancement
805-922-6966 ext. 3622

Leana Bowman
Director of Institutional  Grants 
805-922-6966 ext. 3450

Carmela Vignocchi
Interim Grants Analyst 
805-922-6966 ext. 3817


Building A, Room 402
800 South College Drive
Santa Maria, CA 93454
Telephone: (805) 922-6966
Fax: (805) 349-9697

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