• Grants Development Office

    The Grants Development Office at LaGuardia Community College guides and supports faculty and staff in securing and managing external funding to promote the strategic goals and priorities of the college and its individual programs.

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    Internal Letter of Intent

    The internal Letter of Intent (LOI) is the first step in submitting a proposal through the college. The LOI contains critical information that administration must review and approve.

    Please complete the fillable form below and, per the instructions within, obtain signatures from your Dean/Department Chair and Divisional Vice President. Then, return the form to the Grants Office for forwarding to the College President.

    Letter of Intent

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    Resources for Grantseekers

    A searchable database of recent federal grant funding opportunities. Browse by keyword, category, or agency.

    An online search engine that provides information to faculty and researchers on upcoming external grant funding opportunities.

    Provides information on a wide range of funding opportunities as well as potential collaborators.

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    Grants Workshops

    The Grants Development Office supports the LaGuardia community in managing sponsored programs at the pre-award stage (seeking funding and submitting proposals) and post-award stage (managing awarded projects).

    We are pleased to offer several pre- and post-award workshops for faculty and staff throughout the academic year, including:
    • Researching Grant Opportunities
    • Developing and Submitting Your Grant Proposal at LaGuardia
    • Sponsored Program Management
    • Personnel: Introduction to Hiring, Appointing and Supervising RF Employees
    • OTPS: Introduction to Procuring Goods and Services with RF Grant Funds

    Upcoming workshops are announced to the college community via email and appear on the Campus Calendar.

  • Contact Us

    Please contact us with any questions or for further information.
       Room C-232

    Laura Bartovics
    Shary Stamers
    CUNY Administrative Assistant

    For Pre-Award Issues (seeking funding, submitting proposals, etc.):

    John Parssinen
    Associate Director, Pre-Award
    Carrie Fox
    Foundation-Sponsored Grants Director
    Candace Sheppard
    Grants Manager and Writer

    For Post-Award Issues (award set-up, grant management, etc.):

    Israel Soto
    Associate Director, Post-Award
    Tannie Tung
    Grants and Contracts Specialist
    Margis Gonzalez
    Grants and Contracts Specialist
    Savitree (Sandra) Ramnaryan
    Grants Assistant
    Nancy Paredes
    Grants and Contracts Specialist
    Dana Ross
    Grants Assistant

    Sponsored Research Guidance

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    Provides Principal Investigators/Project Directors with an overview of several compliance areas inherent to the management of grants and contracts at CUNY.
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    Provides an overview of all RFCUNY departments, their services, and staff contact information.