Grants and External Funding

The Grants and External Funding Office is pleased to be of service to the State Center Community College District campuses in all phases of their grant writing efforts to obtain external funding for college/center programs and services. For information on direct support for students, please contact the financial aid office at the college you are planning to attend.

The following key resources are available to SCCCD colleges to support you in grants development: 

Grants Navigator

  • College/district log in is required (use your portal log in information)
  • The Grants Navigator sharepoint site contains a catalog of curated funding opportunities (Menu of Grants), a live calendar with deadlines and grants professional development opportunities, and resources for grant proposal development.

Grants Application Process

Elements of a Grant


Grants and External Funding Contacts

Mr. Jerome Countee
Vice Chancellor, Educational Services & Institutional Effectiveness
(559) 243-7261

Grants Email

Grants Microsoft Teams Chat

Oxana Aghaei
District Director, Grants and External Funding
(559) 243-7511

Scott Trippel
Research Assistant
(559) 243-7514

Grants Workgroup Contacts

Clovis Community College

Marco De La Garza
Vice President of Student Services

Fresno City College

Robert Pimentel
Vice President of Educational Services and Institutional Effectiveness

Madera Community College

Marie Harris
Vice President of Learning and Student Success

Reedley College

Natalie Culver-Dockins
Dean of Student Success and Achievement

Acting Vice President of Student Services