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Meeting the Needs of Our Students

Since its inception in 2003, the Grants Department at Florida Gateway College has supported over 7,000 students by receiving more than $12,736,257 in competitive grant awards. Our activities support college occupational, science and liberal arts programs. Student numbers are conservatively estimated during the active award cycle of competitively awarded grants and do not include thousands of students who benefited from the equipment, personnel and programs following grant program termination.

Numbers of Students Served

7,208*

Number of New Academic Programs

18

Number of New Employees

26

Active Grant Total (2013)

$5,003,957

Total Grant Dollars Awarded

$12,736,257

Return on Investment in Development Resources

17:1

Our grant awards are listed below in reverse chronological order, with the most recently awarded at the beginning of the chart.   

Grant Program

Result

Award

     
DOL TAACCCT Grant with FSCJ Consortium Consortium of 9 Florida partner colleges will design and implement high quality, accelerated online courses for entry level professions (first Florida TAACCCT award – total consortium award of $2.5 million) $87,648
Plum Creek Foundation Support for both formal and informal education throughout the region regarding the sustainable use of valuable water resources. $30,000
Governor’s Summer Program Gifted and high achieving summer program on the Chemistry and Biology of Natural Waters using state-of-the-art, remotely operated lab equipment and innovative online instructional strategies.  One of only 2 awards, statewide. $32,500
Employ Florida Banner Center for Water Develop and manage a state-wide center of excellence to increase education resources of Florida’s water plant and water management industries. $500,000
Governor’s Summer Program Gifted and high achieving summer program on Advanced Anatomy and Physiology using a cadaver, ultrasound, and patient simulation equipment. $38,616
Congressionally- Directed Funds Mobile Nurse Training Network to support the creation of two mobile training labs with state-of-the-art human patient simulators. $247,000
DOL Community-Based Job Training Program Develop and implement an Engineering Technology program, focusing on automated process technologies for manufacturing and supply chain industries.  One of only 3 community colleges in Florida to receive this award in 2008. $1,885,337
Congressionally- Directed Funds Networked graphing calculators to create interactive classrooms and implement effective question-based learning strategies. $95,000
Title III Strengthening Institutions Grant Increase retention and course completion rates of students in developmental education and leverage an additional $390,414 in endowed matching funds. $1,952,071
Congressionally- Directed Funds Collaboration between the College and local school districts to align math curriculum standards and improve math education throughout the region. $95,305
Succeed Florida Nurse Education Continue RN program expansion initiatives.  One of only 2 institutions to receive 4 awards in a single year, totaling more than all but 3 other institutions. $150,000
Succeed Florida Allied Health Education Simulation equipment and staff for a new Patient Care Technician program and expansion of the practical nurse program. $342,250
Succeed Florida Teacher Certification Creation of satellite program delivery locations in outlying counties, including faculty and equipment. $274,679
Employ Florida Banner Center for Logistics Develop and manage a state-wide center of excellence to increase education resources and global competitiveness of Florida’s supply chain industries. $950,000
NSF Robert J. Noyce Scholarship Stipends for math and science baccalaureate holders seeking teacher certification through innovative, inquiry-based instruction.  Achieved “universal recommendation for award among all reviewers and was the first Noyce award to a community college. $483,000
USDA Secondary and Postsecondary Challenge Grant Curriculum development and alignment of new Multi-disciplinary Agribusiness program with state frameworks.  Recognized as a prestigious “demonstration project” award for community colleges. $33,875
Succeed Florida Nurse Education Fast Track Bridge program and RN program expansion. $303,004
Succeed Florida Teacher Certification Alternative certification program expansion and remaining EPI program startup. $245,563
Governor’s Summer Program Gifted and high achieving summer program on crime scene investigation. $25,000
Succeed Florida Nurse Education Fast Track, “nights and weekends” Bridge program and distance learning equipment for Baker and Gilchrist Counties. $218,025
Succeed Florida Teacher Certification Alternative Certification program startup for Educator Preparation Institute.  Application ranked 1st in the State among University and College applicants. $125,686
Hewlett Packard Technology for Teaching Leadership Wireless technology equipment, cash stipend, and one year of HP technical support.  Competitive award recognizing excellence and leadership in the use of instructional technologies. $107,500
Governor’s Summer Program Gifted and high achieving summer program on Florida history and literature.  Application ranked 1st in the State among University and College applicants. $23,299
New Millennium QRT Grant Training funds for 150 new employees and 25 existing employees. $285,579
Hewlett Packard Technology for Teaching Wireless technology equipment, cash stipend, and one year of HP technical support.  One of 42 awards nationwide to Universities and Colleges. $60,000
TIMCO QRT Grant Training funds for 275 new employees and 374 existing employees. $241,363
NSF/Phi Theta Kappa Math and Science Teacher Preparation at 2-year Institutions Developing hands on, inquiry based instructional methodology for preparing K-12 math and science teachers. travel costs, technical support, and mentoring
 

TOTAL

$12,736,257