Application Information

The Request for Application (RFA) contains all of the information you will need to know to prepare your grant application, including:

  • Key dates
  • Eligibility
  • Grant and fiscal compliance
  • Award expectations
  • Application and submission information
  • Application questions
  • Review process and selection criteria
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We can help!

We offer many types of help as you prepare your grant application, including answers to frequently asked questions, webinars and helpful videos, and office hours. For one-on-one support, reach out to your State Lead.

Worksheets

Some sections of the application will require time, careful consideration and collaboration with partners. You can use the editable worksheets below to work through your ideas.

Application Questions

A list of application questions that require written or audio responses.

SPARK AWARD
Microsoft Word Document

Google Doc

INNOVATION COLLABORATIVE AWARD
Microsoft Word Document

Google Doc

Letters of Support

Letters of support guidance and editable templates that include all required information.

Microsoft Word Document
Google Doc

Budget Templates

Please use this document to plan your budget.

SPARK AWARD
Excel Document
Google Sheets

INNOVATION COLLABORATIVE AWARD
Excel Document
Google Sheets

ALLOWABLE COSTS
PDF

Ready to Apply?

Begin your application by registering for the application portal. (If you have already registered, log in.)