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Our Grants Manager, Jodi Hammond-Axberg

 

Jodi Hammond-Axberg is a Medaille alumni (B.S., Liberal Studies ’02, M.S., Education ’04) and has returned to Medaille as our Grants Manager.  Jodi has been an educator for 15 years, and is also certified as both a School Building and School District Leader.  Jodi comes to us with experience in managing multi-million dollar grants for the Buffalo Public Schools, and has assisted in successfully submitting several NYS Grants on behalf of Buffalo Public Schools.  

The Grants Manager is responsible for providing grant management support to faculty, staff, and administrators seeking to obtain external funds from governmental sources and private foundations; oversight of grant-specific requirements, such as interim and annual reports; assistance with budget development and budget oversight. The Grants Manager supports the office of the Vice President of Academic Affairs, as well as other vice presidents involved in federal, state and foundation grants proposals and grants administration.

 

Awarded grants:

U.S. Department of Justice – Office of Women Against Violence (OWV) Grant ($300,000)
Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking
Project leader: Amy DeKay
A program designed to enhance victim services, implement prevention and education programs, and develop and strengthen campus security and investigation strategies in order to prevent, prosecute, and respond to sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking on college campuses.
https://www.justice.gov/ovw/grant-programs

 

2018 Sunshine Lady Foundation Grant ($377,702)
Project leader: Paul Muccigrosso
This grant provides funding for the Albion Education Initiative offering credit bearing courses leading to an Associate’s Degree for women inmates at Albion Correctional Facility.
https://www.sunshinelady.org/

 

2017 U.S. Department of Education – Child Care Access Means Parents in School (CCAMPIS) Grant ($143,448)
Medaille CCAMPIS Project
Project leader: Mayra Lopez-Perez
A program that provides child care subsidies to eligible participants in the form of vouchers for off-campus child care at licensed and approved child care centers.
https://www2.ed.gov/programs/campisp/faq.html

 

2017 U.S. Department of Health and Human Services – Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training (BHWET) Grant ($1,467,396)
Serving the Underserved: Training for Behavioral Health Providers in Western New York (StU-WNY)
Project leader: Keith Klostermann
This program develops and expands the behavioral health workforce serving populations across the lifespan, including in rural and medically underserved areas.
https://bhw.hrsa.gov/fundingopportunities/?id=67ee4161-1b08-433d-8224-d1e009af2663

 

2017 National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Grant ($99,941)
Applied Ethics in Criminal Justice
Project leader: Daniel Kotzin
A three-year implementation project to create a new ethics course, revamp existing criminal justice courses and develop high-impact experiential learning activities
https://securegrants.neh.gov/publicquery/main.aspx?f=1&gn=AKB-260415-18

 

2017 Medaille College Upward Bound Program ($1,293,933)
Project leader: Adriana Viverette-Gamble
Program in partnership with the Math, Science and Technology Preparatory School (MST) designed to provide college preparation, tutoring services and the opportunity for dual enrollment for participants to earn college credits from Medaille College.
https://www2.ed.gov/programs/trioupbound/index.html?exp=0

 

2017 Medaille College Upward Bound Program: Math/Science ($1,319,690)
Project leader: Adriana Viverette-Gamble
Program in partnership with the Math, Science and Technology Preparatory School (MST) designed to provide college preparation, tutoring services and the opportunity for dual enrollment for participants to earn college credits from Medaille College.
https://www2.ed.gov/programs/trioupbound/index.html?exp=0

 

2016 New York State Department of Corrections & Community Supervision – Criminal Justice Intervention Initiative ($402,223)
Project leader: Paul Muccigrosso
A 5-year program that allows Medaille College to provide college classes and reentry support to prisoners in Albion Correctional Facility.
https://cjii.org/college-prison-reentry-programs/

 

2013 Sunshine Lady Foundation Grant ($200,000)
Project leader: Paul Muccigrosso
This grant provides funding for the Albion Education Initiative offering credit bearing courses leading to an Associate’s Degree for women inmates at Albion Correctional Facility.

 

2012 TRiO Student Support Services Program ($281,171)
Project leader: Hugh Burnam
Program offering free services such as mentoring, financial guidance, and academic resources for participants to graduate with success from Medaille College.
 

 

Jodi Hammond-Axberg
Grants Manager
Office: 2 Agassiz Circle #204
(716) 880-2346


Dr. Jeffrey Faunce
Associate Professor, Medaille College Department of Education
Associate Dean for Scholarship, Teaching, and Learning
Office: 81H, Room 202
Phone Ext. 2813


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