Writing a Successful PEP Grant

Tips from NASPEís PEP Grant Session in San Diego

Written by the PELINKS4U Staff

One of the most popular sessions at the 2002 AAHPERD Convention was a presentation by last yearís PEP grant recipients. A packed room of PEP hopefuls listened intently as their colleagues shared grant-writing tips. The following article summarizes their suggestions.

How to Begin the Grant Writing Process

Choosing a Project Title

While a "catchy" project title may not be the decisive factor in any grant application it may help reviewers to remember your proposal ahead of others that they review. Hereís a sample from last yearís successful PEP grants:

Developing a Budget

Establishing the Need for the Grant

How to Incorporate State and National Standards

Collecting Assessment Data

Helpful Resources

Barriers to Overcome

What Would Teachers Do Differently Next Time?

Plan to Use Your PEP Grant to Support Future Grants

Characteristics of the 2001 PEP Grant Recipients

Summarized below are some of the characteristics of last year's successful applications. Be sure to remember that the ideas presented are from many different proposals!

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