· FUNDING PROPOSAL PROJECT

· FUNDING PROPOSAL PROJECT = FUNDING THE ROBOTICS TEAM TO ATTEND& COMPETE IN ROBOTIC NATIONALS IN LOS ANGELES, CA FROM DETROIT MICHIGAN

For this assignment, you will write a 7–8-page funding proposal for a project that will rely on funding sources beyond those in your selected organization’s current budget.

Instructions

For this assignment:

MUST FIND 5 REFERENCES: ONE OF THEM MUST BE: Schmidt, S. W., & Biniecki, S. M. Y. (2016).  Organization and administration of adult education programs: A guide for practitioners . Information Age Publishing.

· Choose a project. – PROJECT = FUNDING THE ROBOTICS TEAM TO ATTEND& COMPETE IN ROBOTIC NATIONALS IN LOS ANGELES, CA FROM DETROIT MICHIGAN

. If your work organization has a project that would benefit from an influx of alternative funding, you may use that project as the basis for the assignment.

· Follow the proposal structure provided in this week’s reading from your Organization and Administration of Adult Education Programs text (pages 104–105) to develop a proposal addressing your project focus (work-related). You are not required to include appendices, but your proposal must have these elements.

Proposal Structure

The following sections of the proposal are where you will establish the importance of the alternative funding:

· Proposal Abstract or Summary.

· Introduction of the Organization Seeking Funding.

· Problem or Needs Statement.

· Project Objectives.

In the following sections of the proposal, you will evaluate options for resource allocation:

· Design.

· Evaluation.

In the following sections of the proposal, you will analyze expenditures to justify alternative funding and resource allocation:

· Future Funding.

· Project Budget.

In the following sections of the proposal, you will address human resource allocation to justify proposed staffing levels and timelines within an adult education environment:

· Staffing.

· Timeline.

Example assignment: You may use the  Week 3 Assignment Example [PDF]  to give you an idea of what a Proficient or higher rating on the scoring guide would look like.

Additional Requirements

Your assignment should also meet the following requirements:

· Length: 6–7 double-spaced pages.

· Font and Font Size: Times New Roman, 12 point.

· References: As needed to support your rationale.

· APA format: Use current APA formatting for citations and references.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Funding Proposal Scoring Guide

CRITERIA NON-PERFORMANCE BASIC PROFICIENT DISTINGUISHED
Analyze the importance of alternative funding sources in an adult education environment. 20% Does not analyze the importance of alternative funding to an adult education environment. Describes the importance of alternative funding to an adult education environment. Lists needs and objectives. Analyzes the importance of alternative funding to an adult education environment. Analyzes needs and objectives. Evaluates the advantage of alternative funding to an adult education environment. Justifies needs and objectives.
Evaluate options for resource allocation within an adult education environment. 20% Does not evaluate options for resource allocation within an adult education environment. Describes options for resource allocation within an adult education environment. Lists future funding options and current budget allocations. Evaluates options for resource allocation within an adult education environment. There is clear relationship between the design and the evaluation plan. Evaluates and justifies options for resource allocation within an adult education environment. There is clear relationship between the design and the evaluation plan.
Analyze expenditures to justify alternative funding and resource allocation within an adult education environment. 20% Does not analyze expenditures to justify alternative funding and resource allocation within an adult education environment. Describes expenditures to justify alternative funding and resource allocation within an adult education environment. Provides a list of future funding options and a current budget. Analyzes expenditures to justify alternative funding and resource allocation within an adult education environment. Describes a clear relationship between the future funding and current budget needs. Evaluates expenditures to justify alternative funding and resource allocation within an adult education environment. Describes a clear relationship between the future funding and current budget needs.
Analyze human resource allocation to justify proposed staffing levels and timelines within an adult education environment. 20% Does not analyze resource allocation to justify proposed staffing levels and timelines within an adult education environment. Describes resource allocation for proposed staffing levels and timelines within an adult education environment. Lists staffing levels and a basic timeline. Analyzes resource allocation to justify proposed staffing levels and timelines within an adult education environment. Describes staffing levels and timeline, demonstrating a clear relationship between staffing and timeline. Evaluates resource allocation to justify proposed staffing levels and timelines within an adult education environment.
Develop flow with organizational tactics that recognize relationship between the main topic and subtopics. 6% Organizes ideas inappropriately for the assignment. Ideas are interspersed or disconnected with unclear paragraph breaks. Develops flow in text through, headings, paragraphing, transitional words, and key phrases. Develops flow in text through paragraphing, transitional words, and key phrases, with an evident main idea in each paragraph.
Apply APA formatting to in-text citations and references. 7% Does not apply APA formatting to in-text citations and references. Applies APA formatting to in-text citations and references incorrectly and/or inconsistently, detracting noticeably from good scholarship. Applies APA formatting to in-text citations and references. Exhibits strict and nearly flawless adherence to APA formatting of in-text citations and references.
Adhere to the rules of grammar, usage, and mechanics. 7% Does not adhere to the rules of grammar, usage, and mechanics. Errors in grammar, usage, and mechanics inhibit readability and comprehension and detract from good scholarship.