Cheryl Stevens

Cheryl Stevens, CISP Advisory Council, Director Oneida Grants Office

Cheryl Stevens has served as Grants Office Director for the Oneida Nation for 24 years and has worked for the Oneida Nation for 27 years. She oversees the operations of the Oneida Nation’s Grants Office in the development of grant applications, including grant compliance for the pursuit of external funding for all programs within the tribe. This includes developing and maintaining office budgets, strategic planning, databases, research funding sources, oversee the development of fund raising plans and writing proposals to increase the funds of the organization, analyzing current market and governmental policies to assess national funding trends. She serves as a liaison with federal/state representatives and other local organizations on issues regarding grant issues. Cheryl is also the Oneida Nations Administer for various on-line systems such as SAM,, Grant, and others for grant submissions, reporting, modifications, etc. for grant applications.

Cheryl also carries the responsibilities as Executive Manager of the Oneida Youth Leadership Institute, a tribal mechanism for fundraising utilizing the tribe’s 7871 tax-exempt status. The purpose of Oneida Youth Leadership Institute is to operate and support programs and activities which promote leadership qualities in Oneida youth, and to solicit charitable donations to fund such programs and activities that promote and foster leadership qualities in Oneida youth though pathways of heritage and culture, healthy minds and bodies, leadership and citizenship, academic excellence, and entrepreneurship.

Cheryl earned a Bachelor of Business Economics from Mt. Senario College in 1991 and a Certification of Accounting from Haskell Junior College in 1983. She is married to Ernie Stevens, Jr. and they have 5 children and 15 grandchildren.

Oneida Grants Office
909 Packerland Dr.
Green Bay, WI 54303
Office: 920-496-7331
Fax: 920-496-7494