Special Grant

Special Grant funding is available as alternate source of funds for professional and personal development for JCCC faculty and full-time staff.

Grant Description Amount
Conference Presentation Participation as a SOLE PRESENTER for a specific SESSION at a conference Up to $900
Conference Poster or Panel Presentation POSTER PRESENTATION or PANEL DISCUSSION at a conference Up to $400
Conference Attendance Conference Attendance only with no out of district travel funds
(Full-Time Faculty NOT eligible)
Up to $700
Specialized Training Training for NEW skills which result in continuing education hours, certification or licensure for a specific individual Up to $1,500


2020 Special Grant Application Form


Submit application to: Staff & Organizational Development, Susan Hoffman, GEB 274, Box 46


  • The application with all requirements must be submitted prior to the registration deadline or commencement of the activity.
  • The Special Grant Committee will vote on the applications one week following the application deadline. *March meeting will be two weeks following the application deadline.
    Funding will only be considered on the months the committee meets.
Application Deadline Committee Meeting Date 
August 25, 2020 September 1, 2020
September 22, 2020 September 29, 2020
October 20, 2020  October 27, 2020
November 17, 2020 December 1, 2020
January 19, 2021 January 26, 2021
February 16, 2021 February 23, 2021
March 16, 2021 March 23, 2021
April 13, 2021 April 20, 2021
April 27, 2021 May 4, 2021


The committee reserves the right to interview applicants if deemed necessary.

  • Grants will be awarded on activity merit and availability of funds.
  • Reimbursement will not exceed the total amount approved.
  • Limited to once per fiscal year.
  • Part-time staff are not eligible.
  • Special Grant Committee Members & FAQs


  • Applicants must have an Individual Development Plan (IDP), or Portfolio that is less than 2 years old.
  • Special Grant request must relate to goals as indicated on the IDP/Portfolio
  • International travel requirements:
    • All applications involving international travel must be submitted to the International Office for consideration first
    • Documentation of funds approved by the International Committee must be attached to the special grant application
    • All international requests must be signed by the President of the College

Additional Information:
Funding Source: Staff and Organizational Development budget
Any questions about the Special Grant process and/or application should contact Susan Hoffman at shoffm29@jccc.edu.