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Grants Development Mission Statement

The mission of the Grants Development Office is to support district efforts to increase student achievement by marshaling additional resources through acquisition of grants, monitoring for program compliance and fiscal oversight.

Guiding Principles:

  • Dedication to increased student achievement
  • Commitment to finding solutions to problems
  • ​Mutual respect and positive relationships with all stakeholders​

 

What we do:

  • Research potential funding sources to ensure adherence with District initiatives
  • Provide technical assistance with planning, review of proposals, and budget development to teachers, schools, or departments during the grant preparation process
  • Secure all required approvals/signatures for application submissions
  • Submit proposals via online applications and/or express shipping​ to grantor agency
  • Develop, review and process DOE budget pages for grant applications
  • Create and process necessary budget or program amendments for grants
  • Provide budget and program oversight to maintain grant compliance
  • Coordinate necessary intermediate and exit grant reports
  • Maintain district files on all board approved grant applications
  • Provide interdepartmental liaison on multi-component grants

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Department Contacts

Lyndi L. Goepfert, Coordinator

Email: llgoepfe@volusia.k12.fl.us

Phone: (386) 255-6475 ext. 33223

Lu-Anne Blankenship, Project Manager​

Email: lblanken@volusia.k12.fl.us

Phone: (386) 255-6475 ext. 33220

Deidra Despard, Budget Analyst

Email: dldespar@volusia.k12.fl.us

Phone: (386) 255-6475 ext. 33236

Nikki Araujo, Office Specialist

Email: nlaraujo@volusia.k12.fl.us

Phone: (386) 255-6475 ext. 33222​