Guidelines: One original and ten copies of all materials (including any
Content: The following is a description of submission items that will be required
Page Limits: Please adhere to the page limits described above.
Cover Sheet: Please fill out the cover sheet and attach it to the top of the proposal. The cover sheet can be downloaded here. This form was created in a Microsoft Excel format and you should feel free to adjust this template by adding or deleting lines according to your organization’s needs when answering our request for information.
Budget Summary Sheet: Please copy the budget summary sheet and create a budget summary for each 12-month period and the final 6-month period by indicating the dates of the proposed funding period (i.e. 3/1/05 – 2/28/06) at the top of the sheet. The budget summary sheet can be downloaded here. This form was created in a Microsoft Excel format and you should feel free to adjust this template by adding or deleting lines according to your organization’s needs when answering our request for information.
It is also required that you create a CUMULATIVE budget summary for the 30-month period and a narrative budget justification. Please explain the costs associated with each line item from the CUMULATIVE budget summary only (you do not have to justify each 12 month period separately). There is no page limit but you are encouraged to be succinct.
The application must include a request for funds for the principal investigator or a co-investigator to attend two conferences in the Philadelphia area for project discussion. One conference will be in early 2006 and the other will be in early 2007. You should budget approximately $800 per investigator, per conference. Other members of the research team may also attend for the same cost but at least one of the group, preferably the principal investigator, must attend.
Supplemental Materials: This section is created for all other relevant information that you may wish to submit for consideration. You may include brochures from programs your organization runs, website addresses that your organization manages, supplementary material on those who will be performing this work, research articles that demonstrate your knowledge of the target audience and their interests, or any other relevant materials not detailed above.
Grant Award: Three proposals will be approved and awarded a $500,000 grant for a period of 30 months. Approval may be contingent upon minor adjustments to the proposal before the final award letter is sent out. The award letter will stipulate all terms and conditions of payment. All applicants will be notified of their status by January 18, 2005, and approved projects will commence March 1, 2005.