The Grants Office manages over $112 million in grant revenue and partners with the College community to seek new funding from foundations, corporations, and state and federal agencies.
The Grants Office supports and advances the mission of Goodwin College by seeking and securing funding for College priorities and initiatives. Grant funding helps start new programs and supports infrastructure so that the College can provide a first-rate educational experience to its students. The Grants Office provides the College community with information, guidance, resources and technical assistance related to grants.
- $2,300,000 Connecticut Department of Education
Bricks and Mortar: Construction of the Connecticut River Academy Magnet High School.
- $300,000 Hartford Foundation for Public Giving
Program: Beginning in fall 2012, a wrap-around support program for economically challenged, traditional-college-age women who are also minority or have other barriers to achieving a college degree. The goal of Women Invested in Securing an Education (WISE) is that the women graduate with an associate degree and proceed to enroll in a bachelor’s program.
- $200,000 First Niagara Bank Foundation
Scholarships and student services: Financial aid for qualified students and a host of student services including tutoring, academic advising, career counseling, clubs, and sports.
- $141,260 Pratt & Whitney
Bricks and Mortar: Renovation and equipping of an outdoor laboratory on the Connecticut River for students enrolled in the Environmental Studies program and Connecticut River Academy students.
- $75,000 Nellie Mae Education Foundation
Program: Bridge to Success and CRELI that provides academic support and enrichment opportunities during an extended-day and summer program for eligible students attending the Connecticut River Academy, a magnet high school owned and operated by the College.
- $50,000 First Niagara Bank
Program: Men of Vision in Education (MOVE) supports the academic and personal success of men from disadvantaged backgrounds who are pursuing associate and bachelor degrees and facing higher education challenges.
- $40,000 Common Sense Fund
Scholarships, books and license fees: Students pursuing certificates in Water Distribution Operations and Water Treatment Operations
- $40,000 Hartford Foundation for Public Giving
Scholarships:Financial support for new and returning students with demonstrated economic need.
- $25,000 Anonymous Foundation
Laboratory Equipment: Simulation equipment for nursing clinical laboratory.
- $18,000 Casey Family Services
Project: A regional conference on best practices enabling at-risk students to stay in college and graduate on time.
The Grants Office supports and advances the mission of Goodwin College by securing funding for College priorities and initiatives. The Grants Office also provides the College community with information, guidance, resources and technical assistance related to grants.
Grants Office: (860) 291-9934
Marion Leonard, Grants Manager
Senior Grants Officer
Carol Powers Senior Grants Officer
Please note: Grants Office obtains and manages funds for Goodwin College; it does not grant aid to students, families, faculty, or outside organizations. If you are in need of financial assistance, contact the Financial Aid Office.