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    Grants Development Office

    The Grants Development Office provides assistance to faculty, staff and administrators in securing funding for special projects, research and general operating expenses related to the overall mission and vision of Triton College. The office works collaboratively with all departments to identify and pursue external funding opportunities that will help to develop, enhance and enrich the educational programs and services available to Triton students and community at-large.

    Grants Development Goals:

    • Foster an environment of transparency, cohesiveness and continuity to ensure cross departmental collaboration and communication
    • Engage Triton College in funding opportunities with local, state, federal, corporate and private sectors
    • Facilitate the proposal development process by working collaboratively with faculty, staff and administrators to produce successful proposals
    • Provide workshops and trainings on grants and the grant making process campus-wide
    • Grant reporting, and development of program material for submission to finding agencies.

    Grants Development Office Services:

    • Pre-Award 
    • Post Award


    Sacella M. Smith, M.S.
    Executive Director, Grants Development
    (708) 456-0300, Ext. 3022

    Patricia Cone, M.S., M.P.H.
    Grant Writer
    (708)456-0300, Ext. 3631

    Sonja Godlewski
    Administrative Assistant
    (708) 456-0300, Ext. 3615

    Raquel Monge, M.A.
    Director, Grants Compliance
    (708) 456-0300, Ext. 3027

    Note to Students: The Grants Development Office does not help individual students with financial aid or scholarships. Please visit the Financial Aid page for student grants and scholarship opportunities.


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