Grant Application

Application Instructions

  1. Click on the application link (from list below) for the grant you wish to apply. 
  2. Complete the JotForm requesting an application. You will receive an email containing a link to the application. 
  3. Complete and submit the application on or before February 10 at noon.
  4. Submission of application certifies Supervisor's support of project and approval to apply for this grant. 

A response to applicants will be made within 45 days of the grant deadline.

Application Outline
I. Choose the grant for which you are applying

II. Name of principal applicant: Title, Address, and Telephone

III. Name, position held and address of additional applicants involved with this grant

Application must be submitted by an ISU Extension and Outreach employee.

IV. Brief problem statement
For Individual Staff Development Grant and the Marvin A. Anderson Graduate Scholarship, include goals for the study and the relationship to current and future job responsibilities. For innovative program and Herb Howell grants share how the program is new or innovative.

V. Describe the need and how it was determined

VII. Proposed objectives and expected outcomes
For Individual Staff Development Grant and the Marvin A. Anderson Graduate Scholarship, include dates and locations of the study. For innovative program or Herb Howell share how the program fits in with ISU Extension and Outreach and your program units priority programs or program outcomes.

VIII. Describe the method for achieving objectives
For Individual Staff Development Grant and the Marvin A. Anderson Graduate Scholarship, list all courses taken and planned for the study. Also, share how this program will become sustainable or how your professional development will impact ISU Extension and Outreach.

IX. Project timeline from beginning to end 
In addition to the written final report, you may be asked to make a verbal report about your project to the Board of Directors or other stakeholders.

X. Project evaluation 
Describe the project's potential impact and how it will be measured.

XI. Budget
List all expenses for the project and all sources of revenue including what portion is being requested from Excellence in Extension. Please do not just list what you want EIE to fund.

Expenses Amount Revenue Source of Revenue Amount
XX $ XX Ex. Extension Council $
XX $ XX   $
XX $ XX   $





Total amount requested from Excellence in Extension: $___________

XII. Please review this application with your supervisor 

XIII. Applicant electronic signature and date 


Hitting Submit indicates Supervisor support of project and approval of grant application.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Q: Why am I being sent a link for the application?

A: This allows you to save the application and work on it as you need.

Q: Can I start my application and save it to complete at a later date?

A: Yes. As long as you are entering information within the fields on the application, the most recent version will be saved.

Q: Will the session "time out"?

A: No.

Q: Can I submit my application and then make changes to my application if it's before February 10?

A: No. Once an application is submitted, it cannot be revised. Do not reuse the application link once the application has been submitted. 


Contact Alison DePenning