• The mission of the Grants Administration (GA) Department is to maximize resources available to the District to improve educational services and to ensure shared success of grant implementation.

    Department Functions:

    • Disseminating grant funding opportunities from local, state, federal, and private sources to schools and District departments;
    • Providing technical assistance, proposal review, editing, budget development, and writing assistance;
    • Coordinating inter-departmental grant proposal development;
    • Submitting proposals to funding agencies on behalf of schools and District departments (including preparing forms, acquiring signatures, and obtaining School Board approval);
    • Providing results-driven training to schools and District departments in grant proposal development and District grant processes;
    • Maintaining a database of all grant proposals submitted and funded in the District;
    • Producing various reports and publications for the School Board, the District, Innovation Zones, and schools;
    • Reviewing all grant Board agenda items;
    • Assisting with budget amendments, program amendments, and no-cost extensions as requested by grant managers;
    • Assisting with development/submittal of grant program performance reports to funding agencies as requested by grant managers; and
    • Serving as an advocate for grant managers in identifying and resolving issues that impact grant program implementation in the District.

    With a focus on diversification of funding sources, student achievement, and strategic plan alignment; the Grants Administration department uses a collaborative team approach to provide high-level customer service to schools and District departments in support of their grant-seeking efforts.

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Contact Information

  • Grants Administration

    600 SE Third Avenue

    Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301

    Phone: 754-321-2260

    Fax: --

    TTL: --

    Email: grants@browardschools.com

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    Jennifer O. Escandell