Chapter Grant Criteria
APMP is a member organization and has established
this Grant Program to support its chapter activities.
APMP’s Board of Directors reviews
grant applications and votes on the most deserving recipients, among all grant
applications. APMP is limited in the
number of projects that can be supported each year. APMP will, therefore, award
grants, based on the number the total budget for the year and the number of
qualified grant applications received. APMP reserves the right to award a
lesser amount than requested in the application. To receive funding, a chapter
making a grant request must meet the following criteria:
- Be a chapter in good standing,
or be an established committee with committee members in good standing.
- Have submitted its annual
report for the previous year to the APMP Executive Director, if it is an established
- Be not currently developing another
APMP does not support programs or
projects that discriminate based on gender, race, color, religion or sexual
orientation. APMP does not provide grants for general operating costs, for
- Regular meeting expenses
- Chapter website maintenance
- Chapter newsletter costs
- Established programs or
- Indirect costs
- Sponsorship of individuals for
fundraising events, such as walks, runs, etc.
- Political causes, candidates,
organizations or campaigns
- Direct grants or scholarships
- Labor for chapter projects or
APMP accepts and reviews applications
on a bi-annual basis in June and December for projects to be implemented in the
FOLLOWING CALENDER year, i.e. applications submitted in December 2013 are for
projects starting in 2014. It is APMP’s practice to give only one grant to an
organization during any calendar year. APMP reserves the right to revise the
grant criteria and/or process at any time.
How to Apply for Funding
APMP requires a minimum of two status
reports (interim and final) per year, from grant approval until project
completion. Report due dates will be outlined in a "letter of agreement”
from APMP, upon notification of approval. Reports must include:
- A narrative account of what was
accomplished, including a description of progress made toward achieving the
goals of the grant.
- Obstacles and unexpected
- Detailed line item financial
accounting of how the grant funds were spent.
- Statistical support as to
effectiveness of program.
- Next steps and expected
- Lessons learned.
- Other information, as specified.
Any data created during a grant-funded
project, including but not limited to research or survey data, documents and/or
presentations, shall become the intellectual property and copyright of APMP. Republication,
reprint and Internet posting rights may be granted by APMP.
The APMP Board of Directors will
evaluate the application for the following:
- Programs or projects that
demonstrate a high level of relevance to the APMP mission, its Body of
Knowledge and/or business development acquisition and proposal management
processes and procedures.
- Chapters/committees that
leverage other resources/involvement and collaboration with other
organizations/finding partners and building coalitions.
- Identification of what
chapters/committees hope to achieve if they get the grant.
- An effective Evaluation Plan so
we will know the program/project worked.