Grant Development

Note: The Grants Office supports institutional grants; if you are a student seeking grant money or scholarships for college, please visit the Financial Aid and Scholarship Office or call (918) 595-2010.

The Grants Office includes the Offices of Sponsored Programs and Grant Compliance and Accounting. Each has a unique function, staff, and reporting structure. Combined, the grants office helps ensure public funding successfully completes the lifecycle of a grant.

Mission

The Offices of Sponsored Programs and Grant Accounting support TCC by strategically securing public funding for programs and initiatives to maximize student success, professional development, and community engagement. The two departments also serve as stewards of existing grants by promoting sound fiscal and program management and ensuring compliance with applicable laws and regulations and institutional policies and procedures.

Vision

TCC’s Offices of Sponsored Programs and Grant Accounting will enhance student success, professional development, and community engagement through increased grant funding, collaborative partnerships, fiscal integrity and compliance, and best practices in grant development and administration.

Guiding Values

Integrity, Collaboration, Quality, Reliability, Creativity, and Adaptability

Grants Guide: Processes and Procedures

For more information regarding Grant Development and Grant Management procedures, please review the TCC Grants Guide

Services

Sponsored Programs

  • researches funding sources
  • facilitates program development
  • develops proposals, including forming the grant writing team
  • reviews and/or edits final proposals
  • manages the approval and review process for all grant-related documents
  • coordinates the final submission of all public grant applications
  • assists during program implementation, including contract review and approval
  • provides training and technical assistance to faculty and staff

Grant Accounting

  • ensures fiscal compliance with federal, state and local laws and regulations, including Office of Management and Budget Uniform Grant Guidance, funding agency regulations, and specific grant program regulations
  • oversees post-award processing of grants
  • establishes new grant accounts and monitors grant budgets
  • invoices sponsoring agency
  • communicates with H.R. regarding staffing adjustments based on funded proposal
  • monitors time and effort reporting and reconciliation
  • submits quarterly, annual, and final financial reports
  • offers orientations for new grant employees, including Banner training workshops held twice a year

TCC also serves as the fiscal agent for the Tulsa Area Workforce Development Board with two dedicated staff supervised by the Grant Accounting director.

For More Information Contact:

Grants Accounting and Sponsored Programs share an office. While anyone in the office can direct you to the appropriate person to answer your questions, in general, pre-award questions should be directed to Sponsored Programs and post-award questions should be directed to Grant Accounting. In addition, two staff members specifically support TCC’s role as fiscal agent for the Tulsa Area Workforce Development Board.

Grants Office

6111 E. Skelly Dr, Suite 214
Tulsa, OK 74135

Sponsored Programs Contacts

Barbara Waxman, Director of Sponsored Programs
barbara.waxman@tulsacc.edu
(918) 595-7872

Katie Gillies, Sponsored Programs Coordinator
Katie.Gillies@tulsacc.edu
9(18) 595-7922

Grant Accounting Contacts

Linda Smith, Director of Grant Compliance and Accounting
linda.smith@tulsacc.edu
(918) 595-7986

Shelby Go, Accountant I
shelby.go@tulsacc.edu
(918) 595-7805

Rebecca McCormick, Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Compliance Coordinator
rebecca.mccormick@tulsacc.edu
(918) 595-7883

Ashley Walls, WIOA Accountant
ashley.walls@tulsacc.edu
(918) 595-7848