ET680 Class #2 - In Person
Most Important Part of Grant Writing?
- What is the most important part of grant writing?
MarcoTech Grant Competition - Writing the Grant
- You have been divided into groups using some of the
technology ideas you have written about in various forums (sorry, I
couldn't include all your ideas in this activity). Five Google Docs
have been created, one for each group. Although you have access to read
every grant application, please do not access the other applications
during this exercise.
- Use your Google Doc to create a grant application to apply
for up to $10,000 for your project. As an in-class activity, you can
get together with your group physically. As a Google Doc, you can edit
the document at the same time (possibly having each person working on a
- You will have one hour to write your grant. One hour is an
unrealistically short amount of time so do the best that you can.
- Be sure to read the Request for Proposals RFP below and
follow the guidelines very carefully.
Request for Proposals file
MarcoTech Grant Competition - Scoring the Grants
- Look at the grants from the other four groups and score them
based on the criteria in the RFP.
- Each group will score each of the other grants as a group.
- Fill out one copy of the scoring guide for each group you are
reviewing and email that scoring guide to MarcoTechGrant@gmail.com
- You will have one hour to score all four grant applications.
- Download the scoring guide here:
Grant Scoring Guide file
MarcoTech Grant Recap
- Announce Grant Winner
- Discuss Grant Writing Tips (see some
- Why have previous technology committees (if any) dissolved?
- What can you do to get stakeholders involved?
- What can you do to keep them involved?
Technology Planning Paper Discussion
- Complete your Technology Planning Paper by March 20 (put it
in the assignment at the end of Module 1).
- No other reading or discussions required until after March 20
- Watch Module 2 for virtual assignments commencing after March
Return to ET680 home page.
Send email to Dr. Marcovitz at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Send email to the class (enrolled students only) at email@example.com.
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