Grants

The Office of Grants and Contracts at Gateway Community and Technical College is an integral part of the college's overall mission. Grant awards help Gateway provide enhanced educational opportunities and other services to ensure academic excellence and success for our students. The following is a list of our 2009-2010 major state and federal grants:

Department of Education Congressionally-Directed Grant--funds to purchase equipment for the Center for Advanced Manufacturing Competitiveness. The total award is $95,000.

Department of Education Student Support Services—funds to provide support services for students with disabilities and low-income, first-generation college students. Total five-year award is $1,167,990 and runs through September 30, 2010.

Department of Labor Community-Based Job Training Grant --funds expansion for the Nursing program; includes funds for Nursing Student Resource Center and scholarships. Total award is $866,095 and runs through March 31, 2011.

Department of Labor Community-Based Job Training Grant—funds 3 new certificate programs and expansion of Criminal Justice Program. Total award is $846,670 and runs through February 14, 2012.

Department of Labor High Growth Job Training Initiative--funds for training and capacity building activities to expand the pipeline of workers entering the energy industry workforce. Total award is $394,933 and runs through July 14, 2011.

Kentucky Department for Adult Education Grant County Adult Education Program—funds to provide adult basic education, GED preparation, English as a second language, and services in correctional programs for Grant County. Total annual award is $158,578.

Kentucky Department for Adult Education Kenton County Adult Education Program-- funds to provide adult basic education, GED preparation, English as a second language, and services in correctional programs for Kenton County. Total annual award is $959,374.

National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education—funds a partnership program to expand automotive technology and diesel technology programs. Total funding for the project amounts to $360,000.

National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education—funds development of Mechatronics Technician program, faculty, marketing, and professional development. Total Award is $598,000 and runs through December 31, 2010.

National Science Foundation Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math---funds scholarships and support services for low-income students enrolled in associate degree level manufacturing technology programs. Total award is $441,600 and runs through September 30, 2011.

For more information on grants please contact Amber Decker at amber.decker@kctcs.edu