Office of Grants and Sponsored Programs


The mission of the Grants & Sponsored Programs department is to help faculty, staff, and administration secure external funds for the college’s programs and services. The Grants & Sponsored Programs department assists faculty, staff and administrators by:

  • Identifying appropriate funding sources;
  • Designing high-quality grant proposals;
  • Fostering relationships with other College departments;
  • Facilitating an understanding of the grant application process; and
  • Securing external funds that help meet the College’s mission.

Services Offered

The Office of Grants and Sponsored Programs assists faculty, staff and administrators by:

  • Researching and identifying appropriate funding sources;
  • Coordinating with the development of grant proposals;
  • Securing external funding opportunities; and
  • Administering post-award grants management, reporting, and closeout.

NOTE TO STUDENTS AND PARENTS: If you are looking for information regarding Student Financial Aid, scholarships, and individual grants contact the Financial Aid office at 936-633-5291. 


Current Active/Awarded Grants

  • Kurth Foundation
  • Meningitis Initiative
  • Nursing Shortage Reduction Program (THECB)
  • Perkins Grant (THECB)
  • Skills Development Fund (TWC)
  • Skills for Small Business (TWC)
  • T.L.L. Temple Foundation
  • Texas Mutual Fund (Texas Mutual Insurance Company)


Grants for Local Businesses

The Texas Workforce Commission offers multiple grant funding options to assist businesses with training for their workforce.  For more information about these grant options, click the links below.

  • Skills Development Fund (TWC) – This state-funded program provides local customized training opportunities for Texas businesses and workers to increase skill levels and wages of the Texas workforce.
  • Skills for Small Business (TWC) – This exceptional opportunity supports businesses with fewer than 100 employees, and emphasizes training for new workers though it also may help upgrade the skills of incumbent workers.


Procurement Procedures for Grants

All specifications for equipment requiring formal bid opening ($50,000 or more) must be submitted to the Office of Grants and Sponsored Programs before the 10th of the month to be included on the agenda for the next College Board meeting.


Texas Mutual Safety Program

Use the links below to apply for Texas Mutual funds for tuition reduction or equipment and supplies for your Safety courses.


Local Plan Form

Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Grant



Use the links below to apply for Perkins funds for your CTE program.





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