Join Karl Kapp for an in-depth discussion in this video Evaluation plan, part of Grant Writing for Education.
- Not all grants require an evaluation plan, but many do,…and typically the larger the grant, the more likely…the funding agency will want an evaluation plan.…The evaluation plan is used to report to stakeholders…the progress of the grant, the impact the grant effort…is having on anticipated outcomes,…and any areas the grantee must focus on to improve.…A sample evaluation plan from a winning proposal…is included in the Exercise Files as an example.…Often grants will have an internal evaluator,…someone who may work at the institution,…but who is not involved…in the daily activities of the grant.…
This person collects data on the process…and outcomes of the grant.…With large grants it's a good idea…to hire an external evaluator.…In fact, some federal grants specifically stipulate…the need for an external evaluator in the RFP.…An external evaluator is a person who is not…a member of the project team working on the grant,…and often the external evaluator is not permitted…to be affiliated with any of the institutions…
- Finding a private or governmental funding agency
- Locating collaborators
- Understanding an RFP
- Dissecting the anatomy of a grant proposal: front matter to appendices
- Avoiding common grant-writing mistakes
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Before You Start Writing
2. Understanding the Request for Proposal (RFP)/Solicitation
Parts of the RFP6m 22s
3. Anatomy of a Grant Proposal
4. Common Mistakes
Next steps1m 34s
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