Welcome to the Grants Office!

Our Recent Awards
  • Felicia Griffin-Fennell awarded $5,000 for STEM Starter Academy!
    This grant from the Petit Family Foundation will allow female students from the Academy to attend the Society of Women Engineers conference in Tennessee.
  • Arlene Rodriguez awarded $2.09 million to enhance student success!
    This grant from the US Department of Education will strengthen student success rates and reduce inequities in student achievement for underrepresented racial/ethnic groups in higher education, including African-American, Black, and/or Hispanic or Latino populations, and nontraditional, working students.
  • Brian Candido and Sharon Sheng awarded $634,889 for scholarships!
    This award from the National Science Foundation provides STCC with funding to create cohorts of STCC with STEM scholars, who will receive scholarships, tutoring, and other supports.
  • Wilma Tynes and Roosevelt Charles awarded $1,353,430 for Student Support Services!
    STCC 's Student Support Services program has been funded for a five-year cycle by the US Department of Education. SSS provides services such as tutoring and advising to low-income, first-generation, and/or disabled students.
  • Roosevelt Charles awarded $1,000 for book stipends and the Ram Cupboard!
    The Rotary Club of Springfield, as part of its 100th anniversary celebrations, awarded $1,000 for book stipends and food for low-income students through the Center for Access Services.
  • Adrienne Smith awarded $972,850 for biomedical engineering technician equipment!
    This grant from the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center will allow STCC to offer a fully equipped Associate 's in Biomedical Engineering Technology.
  • Michael Foss and Robyn Ledwith awarded $173,353 for health IT curriculum!
    The Massachusetts Technology Collaborative is providing funding to STCC to lead a three-college consortium building a health IT curriculum to deliver to staff at Long-Term and Post-Acute Care facilities.
  • Roosevelt Charles awarded $20,000 for Center for Access Services!
    This grant from the Irene E. and George A. Davis Foundation will help fund services to assist low-income students qualify for state and federal benefits.
  • Nick Massa awarded $499,785 for an advanced laser machining laboratory!
    This grant from the Massachusetts Governor's Workforce Skills Cabinet will provide equipment to outfit a laser machining lab and allow for the creation of an employer-driven certificate in laser material processing.
Our Mission
To serve in the advancement of the college by assisting faculty and staff in envisioning, preparing, submitting, receiving, and managing external grant awards.
Our Purpose
The Grants Office provides assistance to grantseekers at every step of the process, including developing and refining project design, finding funding for a project, drafting a proposal, submitting required documents to potential funders, and managing reporting after the grant has been received. We also review all applications submitted by STCC faculty and staff for external funding to ensure compliance with STCC and funder practice and policy. This website provides tools to help interested parties navigate the grantseeking process.
Our Team
Kimberley Broderick

As Grants Development Specialist, Kimberley will help you:
Samantha Dana

As Grants Researcher, Samantha will help you:
Nate Leveille

As Grants Manager, Nate will help you: Linda Padykula

As Administrative Assistant, Linda will help you:
  • Direct your inquiries to the appropriate staff member
  • Obtain information about all grant activity including submitted proposals and past awards
  • Answer general questions about the grants office, work schedule, and procedures
STCC Foundation
The STCC Foundation's role in the advancement of the college differs from ours. They handle:
  • Faculty Incentive Grants
  • Local business and alumni relations
  • Major gifts, planned giving, and endowed scholarships
Contact Robert LePage at 755-4477 or visit the Foundation website for more information.
Next Steps
If you're ready to take the next step in pursuit of a grant, click here to get started or select your topic of interest from the menu on the left.

If you have questions about your current grant, click here.