Successful Grant Requests:

  • Present some component of innovation – new or existing programs that anticipate program expansion, change in program design, outreach to a new population, defined quality improvements, or significantly leverage other resources.
  • Promote the healthy development of children and are preventive and/or intervene early through innovative and effective strategies for delivering high-quality programs.
  • Involve the population who will benefit from the project in its planning, implementation, governance, and/or ongoing evaluation and have a strong base of community support.
  • Provide opportunities for family engagement in programming.
  • Has a culturally appropriate program design.
  • Have an ongoing commitment to continuous quality improvement.
  • Demonstrate sound governance, management and good fiscal health.
  • Partner with other organizations to avoid duplication and maximize efficiencies.
  • Use clear methods to evaluate the program’s outcomes and impact.