Presentation on theme: "Sample Mini-Grant: What Makes This a Winner? December 2011 Madison Metropolitan School District."— Presentation transcript:
Sample Mini-Grant: What Makes This a Winner? December 2011 Madison Metropolitan School District
Welcome! Contact Information: Marcie Pfeifer-Soderbloom MMSD Grants and Fund Developer Note: This presentation, including the script in the “notes” section, is available at https://suptweb.madison.k12.wi.us/node/48 https://suptweb.madison.k12.wi.us/node/48
Learning Targets Viewers will develop an understanding of what constitutes a successful MMSD mini-grant. The information shared in this session will assist applicants in writing their own mini- grant proposals.
Project Name: Unity Achievement and Empowerment Academy Funder: Evjue Foundation* * Note: This sample grant is from Some revisions have been made to the application since then. Use the current grant applications and follow all instructions at https://suptweb.madison.k12.wi.us/node/48https://suptweb.madison.k12.wi.us/node/48
The Basics Cover sheet, project narrative, and budget were all completed and provided of “sign-off” from necessary personnel were included with the grant application The application was turned in by the due date
Narrative 3 pg limit Question #s and subsection headings
Narrative, cont. 2c?
Innovative and Creative Features 4a and 4b
Sustainability and Replicability 5a and 5b
Remember…. You must submit your budget and a draft narrative to the staff members who need to sign-off on your proposal by for Foundation for Madison’s Public Schools and Evjue grants and by for Aristos grants.
In summary …. follow all of the instructions complete all grant components, including getting grant sign-off, and hand them in on time
Final thoughts…. make it easy for reviewers to understand What is the need? What are you proposing to do about it? Why is that a good approach? What are the expected changes or outcomes? How will you measure them? What do you need to purchase? How much will it cost? More sample grants are available online at https://suptweb.madison.k12.wi.us/node/52 https://suptweb.madison.k12.wi.us/node/52
Contact Information Aristos: Rita Applebaum 663- Evjue: Lisa Wachtel Foundation for Madison’s Public Schools: Stephanie Hayden, Foundation President, or Bonnie Augusta, Foundation Grants Committee Co-Chair, , or Nan Brien, Foundation Grants Committee Co-Chair, , General Questions: Marcie Pfeifer-Soderbloom,