Information related to the questions on this form is dealt with in detail in Part V, 3. of the NIFA Grants.gov Application Guide.
Information related to the questions on this form is dealt with in detail in Part V, 4. of the NIFA Grants.gov Application Guide.
a. Field 7. Project Summary/Abstract. The summary should also include the relevance of the project to the goals of AgrAbility.
b. Field 8. Project Narrative.
PLEASE NOTE: The Project Narrative shall not exceed 20 pages of written text regardless of whether it is single or double spaced and up to 5 additional pages for figures and tables. This maximum (25 pages) has been established to ensure fair and equitable competition. The Project Narrative must include all of the following:
(1) Project Justification (30pts)
a) Justify the need for the project clearly and concisely by describing its magnitude and scope.
b) Provide current baseline data including incidence of injuries and disease in the farming population. For all estimates included, explain and substantiate any assumptions made.
c) Review current related programs concentrating on limitations this application intends to address.
d) Justify the applicants’ ability to provide these services by detailing the applicants’ accomplishments from similar projects.
e) Describe the stakeholders’ role in defining the application’s scope and their future role in project planning.
f) Detail the justification and/or reason for selection of the non-profit disability partner.
In addition to the information stated above, currently and recently (within the past five (5) years) funded projects must include: a brief history of their program; baseline data on clients served, site visits/assessments made and the data trends over time; and a narrative describing the impact of the SRAP on the respective state and clients. Applicants proposing a SRAP that was not previously funded or funded greater than five (5) years ago should include: a description of planning steps taken to formulate the project (i.e. discussions with funded SRAPs, the NAP, stakeholders, etc.); and a narrative indicating how the SRAP will meet the needs of the population described earlier in the project justification.
If a project director is submitting a resubmitted application, they must respond to the previous review panel summary.
(2) Work Plan (35pts)