Grants Summary

Kaskaskia College

November 2010 Grant Information

 

 

Funding Source

Program

Purpose

Fac/Staff Contact

Amount

Comments

U.S. Bancorp Foundation

U.S. Bancorp Foundation Grant Program

 

Provides funding for the Fitness Trail project.

Deborah Kleiboeker

$2,000

A

Illinois State Dental Society Foundation

ISDS Foundation Grant Program

Provides funding to establish a dental assistance and education program for veterans

 

Lori Schmidt, Susan Batchelor

$5,972

A

U.S. Department of Commerce

Broadband Technology Opportunities Program

Provides funding for the implementation of a fiber network throughout a 55 county region of Illinois, including the KC district. The network will address a lack of suitable broadband access for the college.

 

Gina Glotfelty

$1,095,000e

A – This grant was pursued in collaboration with the Illinois Century Network. The grant amount is the current estimate of KC’s share.

U.S. Department of Education

Perkins Vocational and Technical Program – Supplemental Funds

Funds improvements to career and technical programs that help students succeed.

 

Ava Rawlings

$6,876

A

 

 

 

 

Illinois Community College Board

Programs of Study Local Implementation Grant – Pathways to Results

Provides funding to coordinate secondary and postsecondary agricultural business curriculums and to encourage students to enter ag business programs.

 

Cheryl Boehne, Ava Rawlings

$25,000

A

U.S. Department of Education

TRIO Programs – Student Support Services

The goal of TRIO-SSS is to increase college retention and graduation rates of disadvantaged students through academic support services.

Sedgwick Harris, Denise Derrick

$1,100,000

A

Funding Source

Program

Purpose

Fac/Staff Contact

Amount

Comments

Illinois Community College Board

Student Success Grant

Funding will provide the tools and services to assist students with disabilities and/or academic deficiencies to be successful.

Sedgwick Harris, Cheryl Boehne

$106,303

A

Illinois State Board of Education

Even Start Family Literacy Program

Increases parenting skills as well as facilitates academic skills for GED certification or post-secondary preparation for young parents

Lisa Atkins

$95,700

A – Funding renewed

Illinois Community College Board

State Public Assistance Grant

State Basic Grant

Federal Basic Grant

State Performance Grant

Increases literacy and life skills of adults (16 & over) in preparation for post-secondary education or the work force

 

Lisa Atkins

$274,122

A – Funding renewed

Illinois Secretary of State

Family Success Program

Increases literacy skills of parents so they can become full partners in their children’s education

 

Lisa Atkins

$62,200

A – Funding renewed

Illinois Department of Human Services

TANF: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Support Program – Job Placement

Develops job skills of adults receiving public assistance for placement into local workforce.

 

Lisa Atkins

$92,400

A – Funding renewed

Illinois Secretary of State

Family Literacy: The Reading Link Program

 

 

Improves literacy and basic skills of adults (16 & over)

 

Lisa Atkins

$65,000

A – Funding renewed

Illinois Department of Human Services

Quality Counts Child Care Grant Program

Provides funding to assist in preparations for Child Care Center accreditation.

 

Sharon Grice,

Craig Roper

$2,573

A

Illinois Board of Higher Education

Illinois Cooperative Work Study Program

Provides opportunities for students to pursue internships and placements in collaboration with area businesses and industries

 

Wendy Blythe, Sedgwick Harris

$9,200

A

Funding Source

Program

Purpose

Fac/Staff Contact

Amount

Comments

Illinois State Board of Education

Incentive Grant  for Agricultural Science Teacher Education

Provides funding for marketing and internship activities that focus on recruiting new students into agricultural education.

Ava Rawlings, Aaron Heinzmann, Kent Sickmeyer

$48,100

A

Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity

Recovery Act – Thermal Efficiency Program

 Provides funding to help offset costs related to the geothermal system in the new Fitness Center.

 

Alan Phillips

$33,000

A

Energy Assistance Foundation

Non-Residential Hardship Assistance Program

Provides supplemental funding to address increased operating costs resulting from higher electric utility rates at the Nashville Education Center.

Alan Phillips

$1,230

A

Illinois Community College Board

Career and Technical Education Innovation Grant

Provides funding for equipment for the automotive technology, carpentry occupations, physical therapy, radiology and respiratory therapy programs.

 

Ava Rawlings

$25,573

A

Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity

Illinois Home Weatherization Assistance Program Contractor Training Grant

Provides funding to offer training to regional contractors.

 

Tim Hood, Ava Rawlings

$30,000e

A

Professional Tennis Registry Foundation

 

PTR Grant Program

Provides equipment for the new tennis courts

Travis Henson

$5,500e

A – Estimated value of donated equipment.

Department of Education

Title III – Strengthening Institutions

Will provide funding for curriculum redesign, faculty development, student academic support, and student services technology.

 

Tim Hood, Kellie Henegar, Nancy Kinsey

$1,997,816

A

Illinois Department of Natural Resources

Recreational Trails Program

Will provide partial funding to establish a fitness trail on the main campus

 

Alan Phillips

$154,520

A

Funding Source

Program

Purpose

Fac/Staff Contact

Amount

Comments

Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity

Bridging the Digital Divide Program

Will assist in establishing a Community Technology Center in KC’s Crisp Center

 

Tonya Odum

$40,000

A

Illinois Dept. of Commerce and Economic Opportunity

Small Business Adm. International Trade Program

Provides funding to establish an Illinois International Trade Center at the KC Workforce Center

 

Art Borum

$72,000

A

Illinois Clean Energy Foundation

Energy Efficient Building Program

Provides partial funding for geothermal system for fitness center

 

Alan Phillips

$26,667

A – Grant amount is based on a formula related to the costs of geothermal vs. a traditional system.

 

Illinois Community College Board

Adult Education Bridge Project

Provides funding for an initiative to offer career assessment, computer literacy, workplace ethics and college and workplace readiness.

 

Lisa Atkins

$39,875

A

Illinois Community College Board

Program Enhancement Initiative

Funds career and technical program improvements

 

 

Ava Rawlings

$10,000

A

U.S. Department of Labor

YouthBuild

Young people work toward their GED while learning job skills.

Lisa Atkins

$29,000

A – The KC component of this grant will be in partnership with United Methodist Children’s Home and YouthBuild of Marion County.

Illinois Dept of Commerce and Economic Opportunity

IL Small Business Development Center Grant

Provides assistance to new and existing small businesses

Art Borum

$70,000

A – Project continues work of offering business counseling, management, plan development, financing assistance, education and training.

U.S. Department of Education

Perkins Vocational and Technical Program

Funds improvements to career and technical programs that help students succeed

Ava Rawlings

$263,336

A

 

 

 

Funding Source

Program

Purpose

Fac/Staff Contact

Amount

Comments

Illinois Community College Board

Continuous Quality Improvement Program

Funds career and technical program improvements that promote program completion.

 

 

Ava Rawlings

$10,000

A

Illinois Student Assistance Commission

Monetary Award Program

Illinois Incentive for Access

Illinois Veterans Grant

Illinois National Guard Grant

 

Provides financial assistance to students based on need or other eligibility criteria

Lisa Collier

$960,687

A

U.S. Department of Education

Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant

Federal Work Study Program

Federal PELL Grant

Provides financial assistance to students based on need

Lisa Collier

$3,393,261

A

Illinois Community College Board

Tech Prep Initiative Grant

Supports tech prep programs at 13 public high schools in the KC district through student/teacher workshops

 

Cheryl Boehne

$67,076

A

Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity

Federal Stimulus Program

Would expand programming on the Vandalia campus: Nursing, Leadership Training, Truck Driver Training, KC@Work

Tim Hood

$1,290,750

S

Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity

Federal Stimulus Program

Would provide funding for Phase II of the Vandalia campus

Tim Hood

$10,128,500

S

Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity

 

Federal Stimulus Program

Would provide funding for expanded programming: Nursing (main campus & ESL), Leadership Training, Transportation, On-site Professional Training

Tim Hood

$1,447,640

S

Illinois State Library - DCEO

Public Computer Centers Program

Would provide funding for equipment to better serve special needs populations in the library

 

Gina Glotfelty, Arlene Dueker, Cheryl Boehne, Kellie Henegar

$58,778

S

Funding Source

Program

Purpose

Fac/Staff Contact

Amount

Comments

Prairie Cardiovascular Center

Giving Program

Would provide funding for the Fitness Trail project.

 

Deborah Kleiboeker

$100,000

S

Illinois Board of Higher Education

Illinois Cooperative Work Study Program

Provides opportunities for students to pursue internships and placements in collaboration with area businesses and industries

 

Wendy Blythe

$26,740

S

U.S. DHHS Health Resources & Services Administration

ARRA – Equipment to Enhance Training for Health Professionals NEPR Program

Would provide funding to acquire specialized equipment for the nursing program.

 

Susan Batchelor

$197,877

N – although the project scored high enough to be eligible, funding was limited and the project did not make the cut.

Lowe’s Charitable & Educational Foundation

Community Improvement Grant Program

 

Would provide funding for the Fitness Trail project.

Deborah Kleiboeker

$5,000e

P

Blue Cross – Blue Shield of Illinois

BCBS Grant and Sponsorship Program

 

Would provide funding for the Fitness Trail project.

Rhonda Boehne

$5,000e

P

The Hearst Foundation

Endowed Scholarship Fund Program

 

Would establish an endowed scholarship.

Debbie Kleiboeker

$50,000e

P

U.S. Department of Labor

Community College Career Training Program

Would provide funding for nursing program innovation

 

Lisa Atkins, Susie Batchelor

$2,000,000e

P,R

Illinois Community College Board

Career and Technical Education Innovation Grant

Would provide funding to enhance the construction occupations and allied health programs

 

Ava Rawlings

$25,573

P

Grant information updated 11/9/10; A = Awarded, N = Not Funded, S = Submitted, P = In preparation or under consideration, R = Pending release of RFP or other document, e = estimated, TBD = to be determined.

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