Writing the Grant Part 2 Methodology and Evaluation Plans

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Project: Final Project: Writing the Grant Part 2: Methodology and Evaluation Plans

For this Assignment:

  • Review the Final Project Guidelines provided in this week’s Learning Resources.
  • Carefully review pages 6–15 of the course text as well as other Learning Resources that focus on methodology and evaluation. You may also find additional online information from reputable grant-related organizations such as Foundation Center and individual private funders.
  • With consideration to feedback that you received from colleagues and your Instructor to this week’s Discussion, and to your continued evaluation of the literature and funder guidelines, finalize your project Methodology and Evaluation Plans.
  • Remember that this content must demonstrate that it addresses funder interests as well as the grantee perspective.

Assignment (3–4 pages)
Write your Methodology and Evaluation Plans.

The Methodology includes:

  • Program Description
  • Non-Personnel Resources
    • Facilities, supplies, technology, etc.
    • Any non-personnel resources that will appear in the proposal budget should be described
  • Personnel Resources
    • Who will be assigned or hired?
  • Management Plan (Work Plan)
    • Who will be responsible for which activities and what is the timeline associated with them (first quarter, second quarter, third quarter, fourth quarter, ongoing)?
    • How the project will be managed?

The Evaluation Plan includes:

  • Description of the specific criteria that will measure the success of the project
  • Explanation of data that will be collected
  • Evaluation instruments that will be used and an explanation of why these instruments were selected

By Day 7

Final Project Guidelines The Final Project for this course is a written grant proposal comprised of Assignments from Weeks 6, 7, and 9. The completed Final Project—the Grant Proposal Submission, is due by Day 3 of Week 11. The Grant Proposal Submission The Grant Proposal Submission consists of three parts: Part 1: Need Statement, Goals, and Objectives Part 2: Methodology and Evaluation Plans Part 3: Budget, Budget Narrative, and Sustainability Plan The Final Project consists of the following components: o o o o o Title Page Part 1: Need Statement, Goals, and Objectives Part 2: Methodology and Evaluation Plans Part 3: Budget, Budget Narrative, Sustainability Plan Reference Page Part 1: Need Statement, Goals, and Objectives (3–4 pages excluding APA references) • Need Statement o Establishes the specific problem the proposal will address o Substantiates the need for addressing this problem by presenting proof of need o If proof of need requires information that would still need to be accomplished, such as a survey or focus group, the need statement provides a full explanation how this proof would be gathered and what it would address o Reflects current literature o Reflects funder interests o Reflects best practices for grant writing © 2016 Laureate Education, Inc. Page 1 of 3 • Goals o Align to the need statement o Clarify what will be accomplished at the completion of the project or at a specific point • Objectives o Align to the project goals o Are specific o Are measureable Part 2: Methodology and Evaluation Plans (3–4 pages excluding APA references) The Methodology clarifies how objectives will be achieved and what activities will lead to that achievement. The Evaluation Plan provides a specific plan for determining how results will be appraised. • The Methodology Includes: o Program Description o Non-personnel Resources ▪ Facilities, supplies, technology, etc. ▪ Any non-personnel resources that will appear in the proposal budget should be described o Personnel Resources ▪ Who will be assigned or hired? o Management Plan (Work Plan) ▪ Who will be responsible for which activities and the timeline associated with those actvities (first quarter, second quarter, third quarter, fourth quarter, ongoing)? ▪ How the project will be managed? • The Evaluation Plan Includes: o Description of the specific criteria that will measure the success of the project o Explanation of data that will be collected o Evaluation instruments that will be used and an explanation of why these instruments were selected Part 3: Budget, Budget Narrative, and Sustainability Plan (3–5 pages) The project Budget delineates all expected costs associated with a project. The Budget Narrative expands upon the line items, offering further explanation of costs and needs as appropriate. A Sustainability Plan explains to funders how you will continue a project after funding has been exhausted. © 2016 Laureate Education, Inc. Page 2 of 3 • Budget Includes: o A two-column table ▪ Column 1 lists the line items of expected project expenses (for example, specific equipment, facilities, and personnel). ▪ Column 2 lists the projected dollar amount requested for that line item. Note: Rationale for costs will be provided in the budget narrative. • Budget Narrative o The Budget Narrative expands on the line items of the budget, providing a reviewer detail and justification for how you arrived at the projected dollar amounts. For example: If hiring a consultant for $2,000 is a line item, the narrative might explain that this is based on 40 hours @ $50/hour. • Sustainability Plan o The Sustainability Plan explains how your agency plans to continue operating this program once the funding has run out. o It also indicates where future funding and other resources might be obtained. Note: All relevant cost issues from the budget are addressed in the sustainability plan. References Page (1–2 pages) © 2016 Laureate Education, Inc. Page 3 of 3

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School: Cornell University

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Running head: METHODOLOGY AND EVALUATION

Methodology and Evaluation
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METHODOLOGY AND EVALUATION

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Methodology and evaluation
Program description
HIV/AIDS is one of the major health conditions with which the world is struggling in the
modern times. All over the world, governments have been struggling to find the most suitable
ways of handling this highly terrifying challenge. The problem becomes unbearable particularly
in developing countries where individuals and governments cannot come up with adequate
strategies to tackle the problem. In Senegal, there have been tremendous efforts in the fight
against the disease. To help the country in this way, this project seeks to help the country with
technical support to help them overcome such problems. The project will seek vulnerable groups
such as prostitutes and conduct test and counseling services. Furthermore, the project will
introduce those who are already infected with the HIV medical programs. Finally, the project
will entail providing awareness campaigns to the community around Dakar on the various
approaches that they can use prevent infections.
Non-Personnel Resources
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