Grants Office

Grant funding from private and public sources is important to Seattle Central as a way to test and implement innovations that serve students as we diversify sources of financial support.

Current grantors to the college include:

  • U.S. National Science Foundation
  • U.S. Department of Labor
  • U.S. Department of Education
  • Washington Sea Grant
  • Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges
  • Washington State Department of Corrections
  • Washington State Department of Health and Human Services
  • Women's Funding Alliance
  • and many others

The Grants Office coordinates grant development efforts to advance the mission and strategic direction of the college. Faculty and staff from all departments are welcome to ask for assistance in seeking grant opportunities and navigating college grant procedures. The Business Office reviews the proposed budget before submission, sets up the project budget number and provides advice and support in project budget management.


Naina Eshwar
Executive Director Strategic Initiatives and Institutional Research

Susan Salem
Associate Director, Business Operations 

Student Scholarships and Projects

Students seeking scholarships should visit the college's scholarships page. Students with ideas for activities and projects should visit the Student Leadership department for information on the Student Service and Activities funds.

Grants for College Employees

Information on Professional Development Grants for individuals and groups, and links to related opportunities such as a Curriculum Development Grants and Faculty Learning Community Grants are available on the Professional Development page.