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Grant Writing & Management

Grant Development

The grants development team provides a comprehensive continuum of grant professional services ranging from identification and analysis of grant opportunities, program research and development, creation of management plans, evaluation design, budget planning, and submission. Our team works collaboratively with districts and partners to develop a program model to meet organizational goals and funder priorities.

Staff provide districts and organizations with an avenue for accessing state, local, private, and federal funding for programs, professional development, and services.

Successful Federal Grant Categories

Environmental Protection Agency

  • Brownfields Area-Wide Planning Grant

National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse & National Prevention Network

  • National Exemplary Awards for Innovative Substance Abuse Prevention Programs, Practices, and Policies

Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration

  • Drug Free Communities Support
  • Now is the Time

U.S. Department of Education

  • Advanced Placement
  • Building State Capacity for Preventing Youth Substance Use and Violence
  • Elementary and Secondary School Counseling
  • Foreign Language Assistance Program
  • High School Career & Technical Education Teacher Pathway Initiative
  • Innovative Approaches to School Literacy
  • Partnerships in Character Education Program
  • Safe and Supportive Schools
  • School Leadership Program
  • Teaching American History

U.S. Department of Justice

  • COPS Hiring Program
  • COPS Secure Our Schools Program

Successful State Grant Categories

Kansas Children’s Cabinet & Trust Fund

  • Early Childhood Block Grant

Kansas Department of Corrections

  • Adult Educational Services

Kansas Department of Disability & Aging Services

  • Kansas Communities That Care

Kansas Department of Health & Environment

  • Chronic Disease Risk Reduction

Kansas Department of Transportation

  • Safe Routes to Schools Phase 1 & Phase 2

Kansas State Department of Education

  • 21st Century Community Learning Centers
  • Advanced Placement
  • Early Career Mentoring and Family Engagement
  • Kan-Ed Distance Learning
  • Kansas Educational Employment Board
  • Math Science Partnership
  • School Improvement Grant
  • Technology Rich Classrooms – Enhancing Education Through Technology

Kansas Volunteer Commission

  • Mentoring

Office of the Kansas Attorney General

  • Internet Safety Training


  • Air Force Association
  • Autism Speaks
  • Captain Planet Foundation
  • Dollar General Foundation
  • Downing Foundation
  • DuPont Foundation (Pioneer Seed)
  • Girard Area Community Foundation
  • Jones Trust
  • Maximus Foundation
  • Monsanto Foundation
  • Southeast Kansas Community Foundation
  • State Farm
  • Walmart Foundation

Approved Contractor

  • Kansas Department of Administration for Grant Writers, Reviewers and Evaluators
  • Kansas Department for Children and Families for Program Evaluation, Analysis and Quality Assurance

Grant Management

The grants department provides a wide range of grant management assistance to school districts, community partners, and governmental agencies. Services include providing assistance with funded grant programs in the completion of state or federal quarterly reporting and annual performance reports, budget management and oversight, sustainability planning, data collection, data analysis, compliance reviews, and institutional review board (IRB) reviews for the protection of human subjects. Assistance is provided based on a client’s specific needs and costs are negotiated on a case-by-case basis.



Past Clients of Management Services

  • City of Pittsburg
  • Fort Scott Community College
  • Kansas Department of Education
  • Labette Community College
  • Labette County USD 506
  • Linn County Sheriff’s Department