Institutional Advancement & Grants

Grants and External Funding

Mission Statement

The Office of Institutional Advancement & Grants works in cooperation with the Office of the Chancellor to advance the mission of the College by developing strategic partnerships with business and industry and by securing funding from both private and public sources.


The department currently includes four distinct and important components:

  • The Office of Alumni Affairs
  • Development
  • BPCC Foundation
  • Grants

The Office of Alumni Affairs at BPCC serves as a liaison between graduates, former students, the Alumni Association and the College. Through this office, continuous efforts are made to keep in touch with all members of the alumni family of the College.

Within the Office of Institutional Advancement, a dedicated team of development professionals work to cultivate internal and external relationships and leverage opportunities for the College to be of maximum service to the community it serves.

The BPCC FoundationWill open new browser window or tab works with a volunteer board to raise charitable contributions which support the mission of the College.

You may give to the BPCC Foundation at http://www.bpccfoundation.org/giveWill open new browser window or tab


Grants Office

  • Assists administrators, faculty members, and staff in locating, proposing, submitting applications, and administering competitive external funds
  • Secures grant funding to provide faculty and staff professional development
  • Provides additional funding sources that allow administration, faculty and staff to increase the capacity of the College to meet the workforce learning needs of our students
  • Disseminates timely and accurate grants-related information to keep faculty and staff aware of funding opportunities and resources.
  • Assists project directors in maintaining compliance with federal and state regulations and College policies regarding grant funds.

Grant Guidelines

Grants, contracts, agreements, and grant award documents are legal instruments that binds the College and external agency to terms stated therein. College, state and federal laws, rules, and regulations must be followed when preparing, accepting, signing, and executing such as legal documents. Policies outlined in the Grants Policies and Procedure ManualPDF Filemust be followed in the preparation and submission of documents to external funding agencies for their consideration including Administrative, Finance Office, and Grants Office approval.


Contact Information

318-678-6176 phone
318-678-6391 fax

Jennifer Lawrence
Director of Institutional Advancement & Grants
jelawrence@bpcc.edu

Susannah Stinson
Director of Development
sstinson@bpcc.edu

Nancy Lopez
Administrative Coordinator III
nlopez@bpcc.edu

Tootie Guy
Administrative Coordinator III
sguy@bpcc.edu