Grant Report - February, 2010

Title: California Construction Contracting Program (Amendment 1)
Agency: California Community College Chancellor’s Office
Project director: Emil Milevoj/Bryan Moe
Amount of Award: $60,000
Purpose: Additional funds for the Caltrans and Small Business Development Centers.
College/School: Craig School of Business/UBC/CCSBDC

Title: PTTP-CUSD Consortium
Agency: Clovis Unified School District
Project director: Anne Murphy
Amount of Award: $110,282
Purpose: Funding for the Paraprofessional Teacher Training Program for classroom paraprofessionals employed in Clovis Unified School District.
College/School: Kremen School of Education and Human Development/Office of Teacher Recruitment

Title: Facilitation and Technical Review Scores
Agency: San Joaquin River RMC
Project director: David Zoldoske/Sargeant Green
Amount of Award: $46,000
Purpose: Funding to provide facilitation and technical coordination support to the “Exchange Contracts Authority.”
College/School: Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology

Title: Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
Agency: Bernard Osher Foundation
Project director: Shirley Bruegman/Berta Gonzalez
Amount of Award: $50,000
Purpose: Funding support for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, a non-credit educational program specifically designed for people who are 50 years of age and older.
College/School: Division of Continuing and Global Education

Title: Health Policy Leadership Program Development (Year 1 of 3)
Agency: Irvine Foundation – Community Leadership Project
Project director: John Capitman
Amount of Award: $18,682
Purpose: Funding to build pipeline of leaders in small and midsize organizations serving low-income communities.
College/School: Health and Human Services/CVHPI

Title: Academic Language and Higher Order Thinking Training
Agency: Sanger Unified School District
Project director: Walt Buster
Amount of Award: $47,400
Purpose: To develop and implement training for Sanger’s Site Leadership Teams for the 2009-2010 school year.
College/School: Kremen School of Education and Human Development/ERA

Title: Jumpstart
Agency: Jumpstart for Young Children, Inc (ARRA funding)
Project director:  Neil Dion/Veronica Zarco
Amount of Award: $150
Purpose: Funding for the oversight, operation and evaluation of the Jumpstart program at California State University, Fresno.
College/School: Richter Center/Jumpstart

Title: Establishing Urban Universities as Anchors for Transformational Cradle to Career Partnerships
Agency: Strive
Project director:  Walt Buster
Amount of Award: $20,000
Purpose: To launch or refocus the local partnership adaptation of the Strive, LLC Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Cradle to Career Partnership.
College/School: Kremen School of Education and Human Development/ERA

Title: Spring 2010 Parenting Classes
Agency: Central Valley Regional Center, Inc (California Department of Education pass-through)
Project director:  Criss Wilhite
Amount of Award: $16,000
Purpose: Funding for parenting classed offered through the Central Valley Regional Center, Inc.
College/School: Science and Mathematics/Psychology

Title: Program Advisor- CALF 2010
Agency: California Agricultural Leadership Foundation
Project director:  Charles Boyer/Michael Thomas
Amount of Award: $41,141
Purpose: Funding to serve as a program advisor for the California Agricultural Leadership Program located at Fresno State.
College/School: Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology

Title: Fresno State Teaching American History Project 2010 (Amendment 1)
Agency: Clovis Unified School District
Project director:  Michelle Den Beste
Amount of Award: $237,600
Purpose: Funding to provide a Master’s Degree in History with a teaching option for K-12 teachers in Region VII (Fresno, Merced, Madera, Mariposa, Kings and Tulare counties.)
College/School: Social Sciences/History

Title: USDA-HIS Liaison Office
Agency: USDA
Project director:  William Covino/Dennis Nef
Amount of Award: $23,000
Purpose: To continue the development of educational and professional opportunities for students and educators in region.
College/School: Academic Affairs/Office of the Provost

Title: USDA ARS Support
Agency : USDA ARS Parlier
Project director:  Ganesan Srinivasan
Amount of Award: $25,444
Purpose: Research funding support.
College/School: Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology/Ag Operations