The organization shows the ability to financially sustain the project indefinitely and the project contributes to the sustainability of the organization.
The organization demonstrates the financial and human resources, as well as intellectual capacity to manage the project successfully.
Projects address a key goal identified in an organization's strategic plan.
Projects will benefit and enhance the knowledge of the target audience and/or local community.
In Depth Knowledge
Proposals reflect a thorough understanding of current practice and knowledge about the subject matter.
Work plans consist of a set of logical, interrelated activities tied directly to addressing the key need or challenge identified in the proposal.
Projects generate measurable results that tie directly to the need or challenge it was designed to address.
Sensible and Justifiable Budget
Applicants craft a budget well-suited to both the scope of the project and the organization’s capacity; the amount requested should neither be inflated nor insufficient to complete the project successfully.
Request for the following would not be awarded:
Property purchase, Lobbying, Fund-raising, Indirect costs (overhead), Expenses incurred prior to award date, Insurance costs, Debt or interest, Sub-granting.