Strategic Initiative Funding: Proposal Requirements

REQUIRED COMPONENTS OF PRE-PROPOSAL

  • Proposal Title, Contact Person and email, Name of Affiliated Dean or Vice President
  • Description of problem or opportunity that supports USD’s strategic goals and pathways
  • Innovative approach of attending to a problem or opportunity
  • Integration - a cross-campus collaborative effort of stakeholdersImpact (unit, combination of units, institution, community)
  • Impact (unit, combination of units, institution, community)
  • Indications of success

ADDITIONAL REQUIRED COMPONENTS OF FULL PROPOSAL

  • Required Resources - Impact on existing resources or request for new resources
  • Estimated Budget
  • Feasibility, Achievability, and Measurability
  • Sustainability - Have the potential to become financially sustainable if the project is expected to continue beyond the funding period
  • Direct Benefits to the University
  • Outcomes, Benchmarks/Criteria, and Measures
  • Action Steps, Responsible Parties, Required Resources, Targeted Start and Completion Dates
  • Comprehensive Budget Spreadsheet Submitted Separately