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Please use the following guidelines when drafting your project proposal.


PROJECT TITLE: Include a descriptive title for your project

PROJECT NARRATIVE: (5-page maximum, at least 11 point font) 

i arrowOrganization name and location
i arrowCurrent professional development programs for educators
i arrowBrief description of grant management experience

i arrowPartners and/or collaborating organizations

  • What individuals or organizations will be working with you on this project?
  • What are their roles within this project?

i arrowRationale for your project
i arrowProject goals
i arrowProject objectives
i arrowProject plan

  • Identify project leaders who will complete TPS Professional Development in advance of project implementation
  • Target audience
    • Location
    • Number of educators
    • Targeted subject(s) taught
    • Grade levels
    • Relationship with target audience
    • Recruitment plan
  • How will you reach your goals and objectives?
    • What format (e.g., online, in person, etc.) will be used for training?
    • What TPS materials will be incorporated?
  • Expected Outcome
    • What projects will participants complete? (Examples: lesson plans, learning activities, primary source sets or journals.)
  • Expected cost per participant 
  • Dissemination Activities
    • How will you share the outcomes?

i arrowSustainability

  • How will you continue to introduce teachers to TPS materials and methods beyond the funding cycle?

Project Evaluation
i arrowHow will you determine the success of your project?

Project Timeline
Costs associated with implementing your proposed project (see budget format example and budget justification). Include source(s) of the required 20% match.

The roles and background of staff who will work on your proposed project. Include a vita (two-page limit) for the project director that includes name, title, business address, telephone number, and email address. Include biographical paragraphs for other staff.

Authorized Financial Representative
Business Address:
Telephone Number:
Email Address:

Supporting Documentation
Examples: letter(s) of support, workshop agendas, advertisements, participant application forms, etc.


Submit your completed proposal and supporting documentation to Barbara Kirby via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. You will receive a reply confirming delivery within a few business days. 

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