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Grants Development & Management Office 

Please bear in mind that during the pandemic the physical staffing of ECC offices will be ever evolving. Updates can be found at: 

To El Camino College faculty, staff and students interested in grant-funded projects: prior to any proposal development, please review the following.

Grant Application Process

If you need assistance with locating funding, please complete the following in formstack:

For prior approval to develop an application for, or partner on a grant project, please complete an electronic Formstack Grant Approval Form. Please make sure to allow enough time for the approval process – so the information supplied can be reviewed, evaluated, and approved or denied with a reasonable period of time.

The ECC Grants Office provides the campus community with a variety of services related to obtaining and managing externally funded projects awarded by federal, state or local government agencies. We provide resources and assistance to faculty, staff and administrators to foster project ideas, locate funding opportunities, strengthen grant writing and project development capability, develop proposals, and comply with applicable internal and external requirements.

Functions of the Grants Office include:

  • Providing information to the campus community on funding and grant partnership opportunities

  • Proposal and budget development

  • Proposal review, sign-off, and submission

  • Grant negotiation and acceptance

  • Grant start-up assistance

  • Guidance on post-award management to effectively implement your project

  • Grant close-out assistance, including final reporting

  • Training in various aspects of grantmanship (grant seeking, proposal writing, project management)

  • Assistance with compliance audits

  • Special Projects

Contact Information:

For questions and/or concerns related to external funding or El Camino Grants Development and Management Office business, please email: