Grant Proposal Outline Process

Goal Identification

  • Identify target population
  • Needs of target population

Project Objectives

  • List specific measurable outcomes based on goals


  • Selected strategies or action steps to achieve objectives 

Evaluation Process

  • Report actions and outcomes - Quarterly reports, data collection
  • Assess findings and goals
  • Adjust strategies or objectives to achieve amended goals & objectives

Levels of Partnership/Collaboration

  • Partnership: shared resources; consensus decision-making; equality and mutuality; same goals, formal arrangements
  • Collaboration: pooled resources (but what each brings to the effort is identifiable); negotiated decision-making; some shared goals and some separate goals
  • Cooperation: help each other attain their own goals (though there may be some commonality)
  • Networking: Sharing information; few or no common resources; little or no shared decision-making; informal agreements

Last Updated: 1/8/14