DESCRIPTION: The National Scouting Alumni and Friends Committee has developed this innovation grant opportunity to assist local councils in the recruitment of former Scouts and Scouters to a council, district, unit or other alumni roles. Special consideration will be given to councils that plan innovative ways to recruit un-engaged alumni, not just registered Scouters.
TERMS & CONDITIONS: Agreement to the following terms and conditions is required to receive this grant. All terms and conditions associated with this grant shall be submitted to the National Scouting Alumni and Friends Committee at the address below within 30 days of the event.
Innovation Grant recipients are required to do the following:* Provide the number of Scouting Alumni in attendance* Provide the number of Scouting Alumni recruited by membership category* Provide recommendations or lessons learned for others considering a similar event* Provide photographs and/or videos taken during the event and include names of individuals, etc.* Provide the press release submitted to local news outlets* Provide a comparison between expected and actual outcomes* Provide a comparison between planned and actual budget* If the event is cancelled or delayed beyond 2019 for any reason, you shall immediately notify and return the grant in full to the National Scouting Alumni & Friends Committee
AWARD AMOUNT: Grant requests cannot exceed $2,000 but may be less. Grants are paid for completed FUTURE events, not just planning or for those events that have already occurred. Events must be completed during the calendar year in which funding is received.
DIRECTIONS: Applications require every area to be completed. Failure to complete all areas of the application will result in the application being disqualified. No notice of disqualification will be given.
It is recommended that the application be copied and pasted into a word processing document and completed there. Once that has been accomplished, copy and paste answers into the form below. Be sure to print and retain the finished product prior to submission.
Deadline for current grant cycle: October 31, 2018. Recipients will be notified in November 2018. Grant monies will be dispersed in December 2018.
CONTACT INFORMATION: Scouting Alumni & Friends1325 West Walnut Hill LaneIrving, TX 75038 Phone: 972-580-2000