The mission of the Office of Resource Development is to increase and sustain external funding available at Eastfield College by providing assistance and support to faculty, administrators and staff in the areas of grants development, grants management, compliance and partner cultivation.
Contact Us:Office: F304Phone: 972-860-7387Email: 4ResourceDev@dcccd.edu
Funding Agency: Texas Workforce CommissionType of Grant: Post-Secondary Outreach Grant Period: 07/03/2017-07/31/2018Amount of Award: $190,344.00Division: Workforce, Corporate, and Continuing EducationPurpose: Provide customized industry training and leadership training for new and incumbent employees.
Funding Agency: Texas Workforce CommissionType of Grant: Post-Secondary Outreach Grant Period: 03/01/2017-09/30/2017Amount of Award: $27,693Division: Workforce, Corporate, and Continuing EducationPurpose: The purpose of the Governor’s Summer Merit Program is to improve middle school and high school students’ familiarity and experience with post-secondary educational opportunities leading to STEM careers while developing collaboration among workforce development programs, colleges and universities, and Texas middle and high schools. To provide scholarships to Texas middle and high school students, fourteen (14) to twenty-one (21) years of age on the first day of summer camp, to increase the number of students served in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) skills-related summer camp programs, who may not have those opportunities otherwise.
Funding Agency: Texas Workforce CommissionType of Grant: Post-Secondary Outreach Grant Period: 01/01/2017-04/30/2018Amount of Award: $61,030Division: Workforce, Corporate, and Continuing EducationPurpose: To expand accelerated offerings available through DCCCD to veteran students to include HVAC. Logistics, Welding, and Manufacturing between CVC and EFC.
Funding Agency: Department Of EducationType of Grant: Discretionary Post-Secondary EducationGrant Period: 10/01/2016-09/30/2021Amount of Award: $4,486,540Division: STEMPurpose: The Hispanic-Serving Institutions STEM and Articulation Program supports eligible Hispanic-Serving institutions in developing and carrying out activities to increase the number of Hispanic and low-income student attain degrees in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).
Funding Agency: United States Department of EducationType of Grant: Discretionary Post-secondary Education GrantGrant Period: 09/01/2016 – 08/31/2021Amount of Award: $1,199,950Division: Student Development and Support ServicesPurpose: The goal of Talent Search is to increase the number of youth from disadvantaged backgrounds who complete high school and enroll in and complete their post-secondary education. The program provides academic, career, and financial counseling to its participants and encourages them to graduate from high school and continue on to and complete their post-secondary education as well as publicizes the availability of financial aid and assist participant with the post-secondary application process.
Funding Agency: Department of EducationType of Grant: Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary EducationGrant Period: 10/01/2015 – 9/30/2018Amount of Award: $430,962Division: Student and Enrollment ManagementPurpose: The Centers of Excellence for Veteran Student Success program encourages model programs to support veteran student success in postsecondary education by coordinating services to address the academic, financial, physical, and social needs of veteran students.
Funding Agency: Department of Health and Human ServicesType of Grant: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)Grant Period: 09/30/2015 – 09/29/2018Amount of Award: $306,000Division: Office of Student Engagement and Retention (OSER)Purpose: The purpose of this program is to facilitate a comprehensive public health approach to prevent suicide in institutions of higher education. The grant is designed to assist colleges and universities build essential capacity and infrastructure to support expanded efforts to promote wellness and help- seeking of all students and to outreach to vulnerable students including those experiencing substance abuse and mental health problems who are at greater risk for suicide and suicide attempts.
Funding Agency: United States Department of Education Type of Grant: Discretionary Post-Secondary Education GrantGrant Period: 09/01/2015 – 08/31/2020Amount of Award: $1,514,670Division: Student Development and Support ServicesPurpose: The purpose of this program is to provide opportunities for academic development, assist students with basic college requirements, and to motivate students toward the successful completion of their postsecondary education. Student Support Services (SSS) projects also provide grant aid to current SSS participants who are receiving Federal Pell Grants. The overall goal of SSS is to increase the college retention and graduation rates of its participants.
Funding Agency: Department of Education Type of Grant: Discretionary Post-Secondary EducationGrant Period: 10/01/2014 – 09/30/2019Amount of Award: $2,017,129Division: Student and Enrollment Services & OSERPurpose: The purpose of this program is to provide funds to institutions of higher education to expand their capacity to serve low-income students and improve and strengthen the academic quality, institutional management, and fiscal stability of eligible institutions. Funds may be used for planning, faculty development, and establishing endowment funds.
Funding Agency: Dallas County Local Workforce Development BoardType of Grant: Child Care Professional Development TrainingGrant Period: 11/01/2016-10/31/2017Amount of Award: $320,421Division: Child DevelopmentPurpose: The purpose of this program is to assist institutions of higher education in providing Child Care professionals with opportunities to obtain college credit courses toward Child Development Associate credentials and/or, continuing education units(CEU). Tuition, textbooks, course supplies and instructional materials are also covered.
Funding Agency: Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB)Type of Grant: THECB College Readiness & Success DivisionGrant Period: 09/01/2015 – 08/31/2017Amount of Award: $100,000Division: Student Development and Support ServicesPurpose: The program goal is to assist in generating a college-going culture among high school students and provide financial support needed to be successful in post-secondary education. Work-study funds are used to provide wages to college students employed on a part-time basis. Eligible college students work at participating target schools to mentor high school students and assist with the college preparation process.
Funding Agency: Texas Higher Education Coordinating BoardType of Grant: Carl D. Perkins FundsGrant Period: 09/01/2016 – 08/31/2017Amount of Award: $368,223Division: Workforce EducationPurpose: The program provides increased focus on the academic achievement of career and technical education students, strengthens the connections between secondary and postsecondary education, and improves state and local accountability.
Funding Agency: United States Department of EducationType of Grant: Discretionary Post-secondary Education GrantGrant Period: 09/01/2018-08/31/2022Amount of Award: $1,502,065Division: Student Development and Support ServicesPurpose: The program provides fundamental support to participants in their preparation for college entrance. Upward Bound serves high school students from low-income families and high school students from families in which neither parent holds a bachelor's degree. The goal of Upward Bound is to increase the rate at which participants complete secondary education and enroll in and graduate from institutions of postsecondary education.
Funding Agency: University of Texas - Austin – School of Social WorkType of Grant: Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)Grant Period: 09/30/2015 – 09/29/2017Amount of Award: $42,000Division: Social Sciences and Human ServicesPurpose: The program provides funds to address priority substance abuse treatment, prevention and mental health needs. The program also seeks to expand the availability of effective substance abuse treatment and recovery services available to improve the lives of those affected by alcohol and drug additions, and to reduce the impact of alcohol and drug abuse on individuals, families, communities and societies and to address priority mental health needs of regional and national significance and assist children in dealing with violence and traumatic events through by funding grant and cooperative agreement projects.
Funding Agency: Texas Workforce Commission Type of Grant: Vocational & Literacy EducationGrant Period: 07/01/2016 – 06/30/2017Amount of Award: $337,641Division: Workforce, Corporate and Continuing EducationPurpose: The purpose of the Consortium is to provide opportunities for literacy and basic educational development through a variety of services. The Consortium will ensure these services are in line with employment, training, and college opportunities for students at all academic and English proficiency levels. The Consortium's AEL program will deliver foundational skills and career pathways for program participants in order to maintain economic competitiveness and promote community development in Dallas County.
Funding Agency: University of Texas at Austin - Charles O. Dana CenterType of Grant: Carnegie FoundationGrant Period: 06/15/2015 – 08/31/2017Amount of Award: $45,000Division: STEMPurpose: The New Mathways Project embodies the Dana Center’s vision for a systemic approach to improving student success and completion through implementation of processes, strategies, and structures built around three mathematics pathways and a supporting student success course. The Dana Center entered into a unique joint enterprise with Eastfield College as a research site to evaluate the development, implementation and impact of the NMP on student outcomes.
Funding Agency: Department of EducationType of Grant: Federal Work-study Program Grant Period: 07/01/2017-06/30/2018Amount of Award: $10,700Division: OSERPurpose: The Job Location and Development (JLD) Program is one of the Federal Work-study (FWS) Programs. An institution is allowed to use part of the federal funds it receives under the FWS Program to establish or expand a JLD Program. The JLD Program locates and develops off-campus job opportunities for students who are currently enrolled in eligible institutions of higher education and who want jobs regardless offinancial need.