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Alicia Kokinis

Alicia Kokkinis
Grants Officer

75 Calhoun Street
Charleston, SC 29401
843-937-6441 office
843-708-5830 mobile

About Us

The grants officer provides technical support to build capacity among staff to write grants. CCSD applies for approximately 1,000 grants each year. There are hundreds of successful grant writers in CCSD schools and departments.

Grant Writing/Technical Assistance

Grants Money TreeThe grants officer works with staff to produce well-written and complete grant applications. Technical assistance is provided to find grant opportunities; strategically review grant criteria; communicate with funders; identify statistics and data for grant applications; build grant budgets; develop grant goals &  objectives; review and edit grant applications; compile required documents; and, obtain authorized signatures.

Collaboration on Partners’ Grants

The grants officer is your liaison when a partner is applying for a grant. The grants officer coordinates leadership approval and assists with letters of support, data, or other information for partners' grant applications. Communication with the grants officer early during grant writing increases partnership success.

Strategic Alignment of Grants 

Annual Grants Revenue
New Grants Received

Celebrating our Success

Grants in the News
Grant Awards


The monthly Grants Alert is comprised of well-researched grant opportunities for schools. 

Professional Learning

Grant writing workshops are regularly offered for staff with little or no experience in grant writing. In 2018-19, workshops were held November 29, January 24, February 15, April 4, and June 17. Grant writing webinars are available anytime. 


Grant Writing Guide

Grants Central (resources for employees on the intranet)

Grants Liaisons Listed by School

Policies & Procedures

Grant Writing Procedures  for employees, volunteers, parents, vendors, partners (e.g., college, non-profit organization, public agency)

Grant Writing Policy

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