Sierra Hooft

Manager, Education and Outreach
She, Her, Hers


Sierra comes to Sponsored Projects with more than nine years of grant related experience. She has served as the Senior Event Coordinator for the College of Business, managing several grant funded events per year. Most recently she served as a Research Administrator for the University Police Department and Sponsored Projects Office, both writing grants and providing official review of proposals for departments prior to submission. In her current role, Sierra utilizes her grant experience to provide trainings and guidance to help campus members submit successful proposals.


B.A., Psychology, Research Specialization, University of Nevada, Reno
B.A., Criminal Justice, University of Nevada, Reno

Professional certifications

  • Certified Meeting Professional (CMP), Event Industry Council
  • NCURA member