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PPCC hires new director of grants

Published: July 9, 2014, 3:46 pm, by Debbie Kelley

Tammye Pirie has been hired is as the director of grants for Pikes Peak Community College. She will Pirie oversee the grant office and guide solicitations, acquisition and management of governmental funding and support from private funders.

“Grants are powerful resources for supplementing PPCC’s current efforts and future plans for its classrooms and community,” she said in a released statement.

Pirie has 25 years experience in grant work to support organizational growth, program outreach and service delivery.


Most recently she was principal for Anchor Research, Development and Grant Services, LLC in Colorado, chief development officer for Rocky Mountain Service Employment Redevelopment in Denver and assistant director of the Department of Grants and Partnership Development for Aurora Public School District.

She has a master of public health in community healtheEducation from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tenn. and a bachelor’s degree from East Tennessee State University in Johnson City, Tenn.

She also holds two national certifications: Grant Professional Certification from the Grant Professionals Association and Certified Grant Management Specialist from the National Grant Management Association.