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RPCC Sponsored Programs
Welcome to the Sponsored Programs Office. We help River Parishes Community College faculty and staff turn ideas into projects and fundable proposals.

Sponsored Programs provides external public funding opportunities in support of identified college needs through federal, state, private and local grants. The external funding obtained through grants and projects supports curriculum and course development, acquisition of equipment, faculty development, and student support services. We're here to provide you with quality service.

Frequently Asked Questions for Grant Awardees
Grant Forms
Key Links for Grant Writers
Proposal Guides

Grant Proposal Writing Tip - How to Develop a Compelling Idea
After you have analyzed the strengths and weaknesses of your idea and determined how to fix the weakness, the next steps are:
  • Analyze literature, search for gaps in knowledge, and note conclusions.
  • Identify gaps that establish your project as the next logical step.
  • Find 5 - 10 articles that support the need for your project.
*Tip adapted from The Grant Application Writer's Workbook: Successful Proposals to Any Agency by David Morrison David & Stephen Russell. Los Olivos, California: 2007.

Office of Sponsored Programs
P.O. Box 310
Sorrento, LA 70778
Phone: (225) 675-8270
Fax: (225) 675-6394

Lisa Watson, Director
grants@rpcc.edu
lwatson@rpcc.edu