Grants Office

The NCCC Grants Office, located in A Building Room 265, is available to assist faculty and staff in obtaining grant funding to advance the Mission, Vision and Strategic Outcomes of the College. The Grants Office welcomes questions and values your input. If you have a grant idea or have questions about the grant process, please contact any member of the Grants Office team:

Niagara County Community College Policy and Procedures Relating to External Grants

When you are considering preparing a grant proposal, it is important that you become familiar with the College’s policies and procedures related to external funding applications. Please consult the Niagara County Community College Grants Office Policy and Procedures Manual for full details.

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Brian Michel
Director of Grants
Location: A-235
Email: bmichel@niagaracc.suny.edu
Phone: 716-614-5928

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Sherry Sodano
Grant Writer
Location: A-206
Email: ssodano@niagaracc.suny.edu
Phone: 716-614-5964

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Christopher Herbeck
Grant Writer
Location: A-233
Email: cherbeck@niagaracc.suny.edu
Phone: 716-614-5932

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Elizabeth Kline
Account Clerk Stenographer
Location: A-206
Email: ekline@niagaracc.suny.edu
Phone: 716-614-5927


  • Researching Funding Opportunities
  • Analyzing Proposals for
    Strategic Fit
  • Facilitating the Grant Development Process
  • Writing and Editing
  • Managing the Internal Grant Approval Process
  • Coordinating Grant Submissions
  • Assisting with Grant Administration
Grants and Opportunities