Submit ONLY After You Receive an Invitational Response to Your Letter of Interest
Only two submitters of Letters of Interest for each of the 2-5 planned grants will be asked to provide a more robust Grant Proposal. This Grant Proposal should address and expand on the points summarized in the Letter of Interest.
Evidence should also be presented to show the health of the parent organization and its ability to run a successful new initiative. The proposal shall describe the organization and the specific program that you wish GKV to fund.
Use these the following as the outline of your proposal (words in front of each dot point should start each section of your proposal):
- “Parent Organization”: A summary and overview of the parent organization – its mission, history, current programs, staff and board.
- “Program Description”: A description of the proposed program to include what the expected, measurable outcome and impact will be; why this program is important to the major mission of the organization; who will be directly involved in implementing the program, and, a detailed budget for the proposed project.
- “Work Plan”: A detailed plan of work outlining the activities that will occur during the funding period (12 months with the beginning date chosen by you).
- “Marketing Plan”:Your plan to initiate and market the program.
- “Evaluation Plan”:An evaluation plan that is consistent with the scope of the program and capacity of the organization. For help in addressing this requirement, we strongly suggest that you click on “Designing the Evaluation.”
- “Second Year”: How do you foresee extending the program beyond GKV’s commitment, assuming a successful first year.
- “Parent Financials”: Financials of Parent Organization: most recent full-year audited financials and current year-to-date financials, actual vs. budget.
- “501(c)3 Status”: Proof of 501(c)3 status.