Strategic Initiative Funding: Criteria

CRITERIA USED FOR PRE-PROPOSAL EVALUATION

  • Submission of all Requested Information
  • Description of Problem or Opportunity in Relation to USD’s Strategic Goals and Pathways
  • Level of Innovative approach of attending to a problem or opportunity
  • Range of integration across multiple stakeholder groups
  • Degree of Impact (unit, combination of units, institution, community)
  • Indications of success

ADDITIONAL CRITERIA USED FOR FULL PROPOSAL EVALUATION

  • Resource Requirements (identifies need for existing or new resources)
  • Fundable Budget Amount
  • Feasibility, Achievability, and Measurability
  • Sustainability - Demonstrates the potential to become financially sustainable if the project is expected to continue beyond the funding period
  • Return on Investment (i.e. generates institutional revenue, improves student learning and success)