Mini Grants Workshop and Awarded Project Showcase

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Mini Grants Workshop and Awarded Project Showcase
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de Farber, Bess
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Mini Grants Workshop and Awarded Project Showcase Bess de Farber, presenter September 6, 2012

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Grants Management Committee Tom Caswell Bess de Farber (ex officio) Chelsea Dinsmore Brian Keith (ex officio) Paul Losch Rolando Milian Grace Strawn Mark Sullivan Donna Wrublewski (chair) Naomi Young

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Mini Grant Program Purpose This program has been designed to provide a supportive environment for those who wish to gain experience conceptualizing, writing, and administering grant projects. It is intended to replicate, as much as possible, the process of writing and submitting grant proposals to outside funding agencies.

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Showcase of 2011 12 Awards Cataloging of Online Classical Latin Texts from the Packard Humanities Institute ($1,692) Scholarly Communication and Cooperative Extension: Assessment and Planning for the Training Needs of Cooperative Extension Offices ($4,606) Collaboratively Developing an Online Exhibit with First Post Independence International Art Exhibition ($5,000) Moving Forward! A second phase project to digitize anniversary issues of the legendary American Jewish newspaper, the Forverts (Jewish Daily Forward) ($1,280)

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Step 1 Know the guidelines and use checklist as a guide: http://guides.uflib.ufl.edu/content.php?pid=21 5478&sid=2670029

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Step 2 Develop your idea and prepare the preliminary timeline then budget through discussions with those who manage resources required to complete the project

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Step 3 Determine feasibility

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Step 4 Identify and engage project team members, and collaborators

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Step 5 Divide up narrative sections for distribution to knowledgeable/willing team members Avoid: would, should, could, may, jargon, pronouns Assume: Remember: Less is more

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Step 4.5 Determine who will benefit or use the services or products of your mini grant project. Request for letters (emails) of support (3) and commitment for your project

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Step 5 Compile all components (project narrative, budget narrative, budget, coversheet) for a complete first draft; distribute to project team and those who manage/supervise resources necessary to complete the project; and obtain feedback

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Step 6 Get written approvals (initials on coversheet) from those who manage and allocate resources for your project; and Get letters of support/commitment

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Step 7 Refine, edit, proofread and submit electronically

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Overview Mini Grant Deadlines: October 15 (starts November 15) and May 15 (starts July 1) (maximum $5,000) Emerging Technologies (ET) Deadlines: none submit summary/application any time (maximum $10,000)

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Guideline Changes Budget Narrative (additional page) Coversheet confirmation Project Narrative (additional page, from 4 total) Project Narrative dissemination of project and results

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Review Process GMC review and list of questions PI receives questions GMC chair meets with PI to discuss questions/answers PI prepares document with answers GMC reviews answers, scores each proposal, determines funding recommendations Recommendations reviewed by Dean and Associate Deans Awards announced