• Name of applicant.
• Contact person with address and phone number.
• Project title.
• Amount of the grant requested.
• Project start and completion dates.
• Project Summary – a concise summary of the project (maximum 5-8 lines)
• What is the purpose? Be specific.
• Why this project is needed? Be specific.
• What are the overall objectives?
• What are the expected outcomes? Be specific.
• Who are your partners in the project?
• Detailed description of the project.
• Why is this project needed and how the need was determined?
• Provide a description of the target population, existing services and the community need. (i.e.: how many youth and what need is required)
• What concern will be addressed and why?
• Who will benefit and how? (i.e.: will it be the community and the youth participating)
• How will participants be selected?
• How will the Aboriginal community be involved in the project?
• How will the results be measured? Describe the anticipated result in concrete terms.
• How does this funding request relate to the funding organizations purpose, objectives and priorities?
• If this project is being considered for funding by another funding body, please provide details of that request and contact information of the granting agency.
• Must Answer the following:
• Does the budget balance?
• Can the project be accomplished with this budget?
• Are the costs realistic and does it fit the criteria?
• What is the total amount requested from the funding agency?
• Is the budget consistent with the proposed activities?
• What other funding is available?
Action plan and project timelines
• What are the proposed start and end dates.
• Schedule of activities (proposed tasks and key dates).
• Projected outcomes (experience gained, success, results, etc).
• Who is responsible for what (how is the community involved in the project and what is their involvement)?
• How will you determine if the goals will be met?
• What information will be required by the granting organization, for “follow-up” of the application?
• Your organization profile (mandate, length of existence, Board of Directors, etc).
• Your organization’s information (non-profit status - Certificate, annual report, etc.).
• Letters of support from partnering organizations.
• Financial statements (overall operating budget for the upcoming year).
• Other information (make sure the application is signed and dated, provide original, document is formatted, etc).
• Maintain accurate financial records.
• State how the project how was beneficial and why?
• Who did the project impact and what was the outcome?
• How was success measured? Try to use statistical information or feedback forms from your evaluation material.
* Source: Urban Multi-purpose Grant Helpsheet, Government of Canada