GRANT CONCEPT PLANNING FORM
Your Name: _________________________________________ Department:______________________________
Project Title: ________________________________________________________________________________
PROJECT CONCEPT – Attach a 1-page or less overview of your project concept, numerically (1-6) addressing:
1. How does this project fit into the college mission, goals and objectives?
2. What specific concept, training, program, etc. does the proposed project address?
3. How was the need for this program identified?
4. How will the College benefit? – i.e., equipment, new construction, curriculum development, faculty/staff development, increased enrollment, revenue, positive media, etc.
5. What will be the major project activities?
6. What is the potential impact on the College? - new staff; reallocation of existing staff; space needed; FTE, etc.
COSTS – Attach an additional page(2) outlining the following, labeling them alphabetically (A-D) addressing:
A. Estimated Resources Required – provide a cost analysis - include facility or equipment use and maintenance,
staff development, marketing/outreach, utilities, supplies, travel. Analyze all needs – be prepared to write detailed specifications for equipment, purchase requisitions, position vacancy notices, as applicable.
B. Anticipated Timeline – include timeline for accomplishing goals of project, include start and ending date,
ensure sufficient time will be available to close out the grant expenditures. Develop plan for hiring personnel, purchasing, offering classes, and sequence of projected activities, as applicable.
C. Management Plan – identify position responsible for managing the grant, how grant will be implemented; include job descriptions, supervision of grant staff and other related positions, potential staff to be hired, determine if needed expertise is available at the College, include information on anticipated contracts or MOUs with other entities.
D. Facilities/ Office and Classroom Space Plan – specifically identify where the grant project will be administered and all necessary space to carry out the program. Indicate how and when space and equipment will be obtained, secured and scheduled.
FUNDING Do you know of a potential funding source(s) for this proposal? ______ Yes _______No
If Yes Potential funding source(s) ____________________________________________________________
Application/proposal due date ____________________ When will applicants be notified? __________
Is multi-year funding available? _____ Yes _____ No If yes, how many years? _______________
Are matching funds required? _____ Yes _____No If yes, what percentage? _______________
If in-kind matching is possible, describe: ____________________________________________________
If No Do you need help from the Grants Development Office in identifying funding sources? ____ Yes ___No
LEVEL OF SUPPORT Requested from Office of Grants Development
Requested: Check all that apply: Approved (by Grants Office):
(By Originator) _____ Coordination of planning and writing _____
_____ Assistance in planning/gathering information _____
_____ Assistance in planning/writing sections _____
_____ Proposal editing/proofing
Signatures Department Head _____________________________ Date __________________
and Reviews: Comments, if any: __________________________________________________________
Dean/Supervisor: _____________________________ Date __________________
Comments, if any: _________________________________________________________
Grants Office Review: __________________________ Date __________________
Form 6310/002 (3/09)
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