Proposals should be typed in a 12-point font, single-spaced with one inch margins, on plain white 8 ½ X 11 inch paper. While there are no page limits (except for the one-page Cover Page and Executive Summary), brevity is appreciated. The application must include:

  1. Cover Page (one page) [Click here to download]
  2. Executive Summary (one page)
  3. Proposal Narrative
    1. Organizational Mission
    2. Organizational History/Overview
    3. Needs Statement
    4. Project Goals/Objectives
    5. Anticipated Outcomes
    6. Population Served
    7. Project Description/Strategies/Activities
    8. Project Timeline
    9. Roles, Responsibilities, and Experience of Key Personnel (including project staff, administration, and consultants, if used)
    10. Partnerships/Collaborations
    11. Evaluation Plan
    12. Dissemination Plan
    13. Sustainability Plan
  4. Required Attachments
    1. IRS 501(c)(3) Letter of Determination
    2. Project Budget with Budget Narrative
    3. Organizational Operating Budget
    4. YTD Financial Statements
    5. Most recent Fiscal Year-End Financial Statements (audited, if available)
    6. Most recent IRS Form 990
    7. List of Other Funders
    8. Board List (including affiliations, contact information, and board terms)
    9. Letters of Commitment and/or Support