Regular grant proposals must include elements 1-6. Special grants must include elements 1-9. Leadership Development grants must include elements 1-10.
1. Summary of Project and Objectives
A brief project summary (up to 250 words) that captures the goals, purpose, and outcomes of the project. Please include 3 to 5 objectives and how they will be communicated to your audience.
2. Target Audience and Learning Methods
Describe the types of people or group the project seeks to benefit and the specific steps you will take to reach the audience
Describe how you will measure what the audience has learned as a result of the project.
4. Recognition and Member Involvement
Describe the responsibilities of SAF members and how SAF will be credited for the project.
5. Communications Plan
Describe your internal and external communications plan, including strategies to enhance participation by SAF members and to attract media attention.
Please use the budget worksheet and include the overall project budget and a detailed list of items or services that the requested funds will be used for.
7. Needs Statement
Describe why this project is important to complete at this time in this community or with your target audience.
8. Schedule and Timetable
Provide an outline of when specific components of the project will take place.
Describe how the project can be adapted for use by members in other parts of the country.
10. Program Development
Describe how the training will focus on leader recruitment and developing and equipping new leaders with knowledge and tools to advance the forestry profession and SAF into the future. Describe how and what outputs, such as video presentations, leadership exercises, tools, and case studies, will be shared with National SAF. Describe how local unit resources such as volunteer time and/or financial resources will be utilized for the event and post-event outputs.