Texas A&M University-Commerce
Department of Secondary and Higher Education
Overview of Project
You are to create a complete written proposal. This proposal may be in response to a typical or specific Request For Proposal (RFP)/
Request For Application (RFA) or addressing an identifiable need. Proposal topics should be approved by the instructor. You are urged to design a relevant and timely proposal serving a useful purpose in your district, discipline, business, or area of educational focus. An ideal product of this project is a proposal suitable for presentation to a school board or corporate directors or for submission to a grant awarding body for possible funding.
Required elements of the proposal
Justification of the project.
Local administration of the project. (who will be responsible for on-site administration and implementation as the Project Director and what is the scope of this individual’s, and/or associated committees’, duties.)
Target population intended to benefit from the project.
Scope of the project: geographic range, number of individuals involved, etc.
Duration of the project (generally from to 5 years)
Goals of each phase of implementation. (generally by year)
Equipment list with costs grouped by phase. (year 1 …, year 2 …, year 3 …, etc.)
Intended means of providing personnel support for the project. (salaries are generally NOT fundable with grant monies)
Sources for matching funds or in-kind contributions, of applicable.
Budget for the project. (By year or phases)
Performance measures. (How will project success/effectiveness be determined)
Agency (TEA) Grants Administration
TEA Grantseeker’s Resource Guide
Infrastructure Find (TIF) Board Grants
this site often for announcements.
Non-competitive grants are posted here, but you have to meet the
Texas Records And Information Locator (TRAIL) Funding Opportunity Search