- Each proposal will be examined first to determine compliance with the format and information requirements specified in the grant opportunity announcement. Proposals that do not comply with the format of the application will not be considered. Proposals that do not provide responses to each of the required components of the application will be deemed incomplete and will not be considered. In addition, the following requirements are applicable to all proposals that are submitted:
a. The proposal must be submitted by an eligible type of applicant.
b. The proposal must request funding within the Together We Will Grant Program’s funding constraints.
- Proposals that comply with the format and information requirements of the application will be evaluated by a peer review panel, based on the Scoring Criteria outlined below. In addition, the following requirements are applicable and will be evaluated by the peer review panel:
a. The proposal must be responsive to the Scope of Work.
b. The quality of grammar, punctuation, and spelling will be considered.
|Criteria||Maximum Points||% of Score|
|Current & Past Experience
|Strategies & Objectives
|Budget & Budget Narrative
|Bonus: Letters of Support
|Total with Bonus||105|
Proposals receiving a total score of 70 points or more will be recommended for funding. Proposals receiving a score of less than 70 points will be eligible for technical assistance to improve the proposal, with the goal for it to be re-submitted for consideration.