2020 Propel Ohio Project Grant Application
*Each grant applicant will be required to identify at least one faculty, staff or administrator on campus who will provide project oversight. This person will be responsible for receipt and distribution of grant funds.
Propel Ohio is a leadership program that promotes civic engagement and inspires undergraduate students to grow into civic leaders in Ohio and support actively engaged students around issues that affect your schools, your community, and your state. The purpose of the Propel Ohio Grant program is to mobilize college students to further their engagement. Propel Ohio has secured funding to offer limited competitive grants of up to $500 for your campus activities and events in 2020.
Ohio Campus Compact will provide competitive grants up to $500 for students who attended Propel Ohio. Grants will support activities to connect additional students to the issue areas, and/or with community partners in order to address community-identified needs or to increase student leadership.
The application deadline is Wednesday, December 18th at 5PM.
A review team including staff from U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown’s office and Ohio Campus Compact will select proposals from across the state to pilot grant process. Funding resources are limited and not all proposals will be awarded.
Selections will be made and students or student groups will be notified by Friday, January 3, 2020.
Proposals can be submitted for up to $500
Each grant applicant will be required to identify at least one faculty, staff or administrator on campus who will provide project oversight.
Grant timeline will be January 1, 2020 – May 31, 2020
The funds must be spent entirely by May 31, 2020
The following are due within 30 days of grant expenditures by your campus:
A brief, 1-2 page, programmatic report (emailed to the Ohio Campus Compact Executive Director)
Event and activity information must also be entered into an online activity tracker form
Budget expenditure report (emailed to the Ohio Campus Compact Executive Director)
The funds may be used for leadership or training initiatives, programs (posters, speakers, food, supplies), implementing campus or community impact initiatives, and/or to help with costs related to engagement efforts.
Requests that include matching funds from colleges, universities and/or community partners, collaborate with multiple colleges, universities and/or community partners, and that involve a diverse planning committee will be given greater preference in the selection process.
A final report detailing the impact of your project will be due by 5:00 pm on Tuesday, May 31, 2020. Performance measures will include narrative on the development of your project, your projected outcomes (i.e. dates and number of students attending dialogues, a description of your research and it's findings, the development and impact of your collaborative community project), your successes, your reflections on the process and insights gained during the process.
Applicant Full Name
Applicant Email Address
Staff, faculty or administrator contact: name, title and email. This person will be responsible for the distribution of grant funds.
Are you applying as a team/group or individual?
If this is a team/group application, please list all team member here including name, title and email address:
Projected Start Date in 2020
Projected End Date in 2020
Project Description: in 400 words describe your project, the anticipated impact and outcomes and how the grant funds will be utilized to support your project.
Budget Narrative: Please provide a description below in the budget narrative of how the grant will be utilized.•All amounts in your request must be for a particular purpose. Do not include miscellaneous or other undefined budget amounts.•Itemize each cost and present the basis for all calculations, i.e. identify the number of people involved, the cost per person, the cost of materials, a description of the specific expenditures at a community organization. •Only include costs that you will be able to effectively document with records.•Do not include unallowable expenses, i.e. food, travel; unless they are justified as an essential component of an activity.•Include dollar amounts only.•Funds will be distributed to the staff, faculty or administrator providing project oversight.
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