2021 Grant Program
Application Window: October - December 2020
Recipient and All Applicant Notification: February - March 2021
Grant Request Guidelines
Grant request and project must be in accordance with guidelines published annually for grant applications.
Grant request application must be received by the Foundation by the end of normal business hours on the posted deadline date. Grant requests received by the established deadline will be referred to the Grant Program Chair.
Additional information may be requested following receipt of the grant submission or prior to final Foundation Board of Directors' approval.
Limit to ten (10) pages, double-spaced, with one-inch margins, using 10-point or larger Times Roman or Arial font.
Proposal Title – The title should clearly identify the goal or objective of the project.
Proposal Summary – Clearly and concisely, in one paragraph, summarize the request and indicate the grant award amount requested.
Introduction - Clearly identify the following and provide contact information for all designated individuals and sponsoring organization:
The requesting organization and individuals involved in the project, as well as their qualifications and responsibilities.
- The project supervisor and budget administrator with responsibility for conduct of the project, funds disbursement and communication with the Foundation prior to and following awarding of grant funding;
- The organization which will receive the funding and all parties responsible for signing the award agreement; and the
- Purpose of the Project - identify the needs to be met or problems to be solved by the project.
Objectives – State the project’s objectives and the measurable benefits to be gained by funding of the project.
Methodology – State the activities, as well as any statistical analysis methods, to be employed to achieve the project’s objectives.
Results/Outcomes – State the results and outcomes/benefits to be measured and how they will be reported.
Project Timeline – Provide a table of major project activities to be achieved from the beginning through the end of the project and its presentation, with date deadlines for all activities.
Budget – Delineate all direct costs to be funded by the grant award, as well as any additional funding sources provided by the applicant organization or other parties.
Request Evaluation and Judging
The Foundation’s President shall appoint an ad hoc committee to review the grant applications. The Grant Program Chair shall report the recommendation(s) of the committee to the Foundation Board of Directors for review and approval
at the next scheduled Board of Directors Meeting.
Preference is given to organizations which are represented in the grant request by current TSHP Members. If funding is available, grant requests from organizations not represented by TSHP Members may also be considered.
Evaluations of grant requests shall be considered to be privileged information and generally will not be released to the public.
Evaluations of individual grant requests shall be retained in the records of the TSHP R&E Foundation and available for a period of up to six (6) months following the awarding of a grant.
Evaluations of individual grant requests may be provided only to the Principal Investigator upon written request:
- Such request must be received by the Foundation office within six (6) months of the granting of an award.
- Such request shall be reviewed and approved by the Foundation’s President.
- Upon approval by the Foundation’s President, evaluations to be sent to the Principal Investigator shall be blinded so as to not reveal the names of the evaluators.
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