Before submitting a SCALE Affordable Learning Grant application, make sure that your proposed activity is eligible for a Grant and identify which funding tier you should apply for: Tier One (up to $1,000); Tier Two ($1,001-$2,500); or Tier Three ($2,501-$5,000). These are explained under Scope of program, but if you’re not sure, ask us (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Each application is reviewed on criteria common to all applications. Consult the review criteria that apply to all applications before drafting your application.
Applications should be submitted via the SCALE Affordable Learning Grant Application form by the Project Lead. The Project Lead is the person responsible for completion of the activity as planned, accounting for the use of awarded funds, and reporting on the activity after completion. In the event that the Project Lead leaves employment at the PASCAL institution during the grant period, the institution is responsible for oversight of the approved grant including completion according to the Affordable Learning Institutional Grant Program timeline.
The application must be submitted by midnight EDT on September 30, 2020.
Applications are received by PASCAL and distributed to an external Grant Review Committee. The Grant Review Committee is composed of out-of-state reviewers selected by PASCAL. The Grant Review Committee will evaluate the proposals using a review criteria that includes the following:
Applications are evaluated according to the review criteria. The Grant Review Committee may contact a campus partner to provide an expert opinion on applications related to work being done in conjunction with them.
Institutional Grant Program awardees are required to submit a progress report half-way through the project (by May 30, 2021) as well as a final report no later than October 31, 2021, Follow the Reporting & Sharing of Outcomes guidelines while drafting and submitting your reports. Grant recipients are also expected to present on their project at the October 2021 PASCAL Town Hall.