"Scbgp Project Profile Template" - Alabama

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SCBGP PROJECT PROFILE TEMPLATE
The State Plan should include a series of project profiles that detail the necessary information to fulfill the goals and
objectives of each project. The acceptable font size for the narrative is 11 or 12 pitch with all margins at 1 inch. The
following information must be included in each project profile.
PROJECT TITLE
Provide a descriptive project title in 15 words or less in the space below.
DURATION OF PROJECT
Start Date:
Start Date
End Date:
End Date
PROJECT PARTNER AND SUMMARY
Include a project summary of 250 words or less suitable for dissemination to the public. A Project Summary provides a very brief (one
sentence, if possible) description of your project. A Project Summary includes:
1.
The name of the applicant organization that if awarded a grant will establish an agreement or contractual relationship with
the State department of agriculture to lead and execute the project,
2.
A concise outline the project’s outcome(s), and
3.
A description of the general tasks to be completed during the project period to fulfill this goal.
FOR EXAMPLE:
The ABC University will mitigate the spread of citrus greening (Huanglongbing) by developing scientifically-based
practical measures to implement in a quarantine area and disseminating results to stakeholders through grower
meetings and field days.
PROJECT PURPOSE
PROVIDE THE SPECIFIC ISSUE, PROBLEM OR NEED THAT THE PROJECT WILL ADDRESS
PROVIDE A LISTING OF THE OBJECTIVES THAT THIS PROJECT HOPES TO ACHIEVE
Add more objectives by copying and pasting the existing listing or delete objectives that aren’t necessary.
Objective 1
Objective 2
Objective 3
Objective 4
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SCBGP PROJECT PROFILE TEMPLATE
The State Plan should include a series of project profiles that detail the necessary information to fulfill the goals and
objectives of each project. The acceptable font size for the narrative is 11 or 12 pitch with all margins at 1 inch. The
following information must be included in each project profile.
PROJECT TITLE
Provide a descriptive project title in 15 words or less in the space below.
DURATION OF PROJECT
Start Date:
Start Date
End Date:
End Date
PROJECT PARTNER AND SUMMARY
Include a project summary of 250 words or less suitable for dissemination to the public. A Project Summary provides a very brief (one
sentence, if possible) description of your project. A Project Summary includes:
1.
The name of the applicant organization that if awarded a grant will establish an agreement or contractual relationship with
the State department of agriculture to lead and execute the project,
2.
A concise outline the project’s outcome(s), and
3.
A description of the general tasks to be completed during the project period to fulfill this goal.
FOR EXAMPLE:
The ABC University will mitigate the spread of citrus greening (Huanglongbing) by developing scientifically-based
practical measures to implement in a quarantine area and disseminating results to stakeholders through grower
meetings and field days.
PROJECT PURPOSE
PROVIDE THE SPECIFIC ISSUE, PROBLEM OR NEED THAT THE PROJECT WILL ADDRESS
PROVIDE A LISTING OF THE OBJECTIVES THAT THIS PROJECT HOPES TO ACHIEVE
Add more objectives by copying and pasting the existing listing or delete objectives that aren’t necessary.
Objective 1
Objective 2
Objective 3
Objective 4
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Add other objectives as necessary
PROJECT BENEFICIARIES
Estimate the number of project beneficiaries:
Enter the Number of Beneficiaries
Does this project directly benefit socially disadvantaged farmers as defined in the RFA? Yes ☐
No ☐
Does this project directly benefit beginning farmers as defined in the RFA?
Yes ☐
No ☐
STATEMENT OF SOLELY ENHANCING SPECIALTY CROPS
By checking the box to the right, I confirm that this project solely enhances the competitiveness
of specialty crops in accordance with and defined by
7 U.S.C.
1621. Further information regarding
the definition of a specialty crop can be found at www.ams.usda.gov/services/grants/scbgp.
CONTINUATION PROJECT INFORMATION
If your project is continuing the efforts of a previously funded SCBGP project, address the following:
DESCRIBE HOW THIS PROJECT WILL DIFFER FROM AND BUILD ON THE PREVIOUS EFFORTS
PROVIDE A SUMMARY (3 TO 5 SENTENCES) OF THE OUTCOMES OF THE PREVIOUS EFFORTS
PROVIDE LESSONS LEARNED ON POTENTIAL PROJECT IMPROVEMENTS
What was previously learned from implementing this project, including potential improvements?
How are the lessons learned and improvements being incorporated into the project to make the ongoing
project more effective and successful at meeting goals and outcomes?
DESCRIBE THE LIKELIHOOD OF THE PROJECT BECOMING SELF-SUSTAINING AND NOT
INDEFINITELY DEPENDENT ON GRANT FUNDS
OTHER SUPPORT FROM FEDERAL OR STATE GRANT PROGRAMS
The SCBGP will not fund duplicative projects. Did you submit this project to a Federal or State grant program other than
the SCBGP for funding and/or is a Federal or State grant program other than the SCBGP funding the project currently?
Yes
No
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IF YOUR PROJECT IS RECEIVING OR WILL POTENTIALLY RECEIVE FUNDS FROM ANOTHER
FEDERAL OR STATE GRANT PROGRAM
Identify the Federal or State grant program(s).
Describe how the SCBGP project differs from or supplements the other grant program(s) efforts.
EXTERNAL PROJECT SUPPORT
Describe the specialty crop stakeholders who support this project and why (other than the applicant and organizations involved in the
project).
EXPECTED MEASURABLE OUTCOMES
SELECT THE APPROPRIATE OUTCOME(S) AND INDICATOR(S)/SUB-INDICATOR(S)
You must choose at least one of the eight outcomes listed in the
SCBGP Performance
Measures, which were approved by the Office of
Management and Budget (OMB) to evaluate the performance of the SCBGP on a national level.
OUTCOME MEASURE(S)
Select the outcome measure(s) that are applicable for this project from the listing below.
Outcome 1: Enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops through increased sales (required for
marketing projects)
Outcome 2: Enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops through increased consumption
Outcome 3: Enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops through increased access
Outcome 4: Enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops though greater capacity of sustainable
practices of specialty crop production resulting in increased yield, reduced inputs, increased efficiency,
increased economic return, and/or conservation of resources
Outcome 5: Enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops through more sustainable, diverse, and
resilient specialty crop systems
Outcome 6: Enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops through increasing the number of viable
technologies to improve food safety
Outcome 7: Enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops through increased understanding of the
ecology of threats to food safety from microbial and chemical sources
Outcome 8: Enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops through enhancing or improving the
economy as a result of specialty crop development
OUTCOME INDICATOR(S)
Provide at least one indicator listed in the
SCBGP Performance Measures
and the related quantifiable result. If you have multiple
outcomes and/or indicators, repeat this for each outcome/indicator.
FOR EXAMPLE:
Outcome 2, Indicator 1.a.
Of the 150 total number of children and youth reached, 132 will gain knowledge about eating more specialty crops.
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MISCELLANEOUS OUTCOME MEASURE
In the unlikely event that the outcomes and indicators above the selected outcomes are not relevant to your project, you must develop a
project-specific outcome(s) and indicator(s) which will be subject to approval by AMS.
DATA COLLECTION TO REPORT ON OUTCOMES AND INDICATORS
Explain how you will collect the required data to report on the outcome and indicator in the space below.
BUDGET NARRATIVE
All expenses described in this Budget Narrative must be associated with expenses that will be covered by the SCBGP. If any matching
funds will be used and a description of their use is required by the State department of agriculture, the expenses to be covered with
matching funds must be described separately. Applicants should review the Request for Applications section 4.7 Funding Restrictions
prior to developing their budget narrative.
Budget Summary
Expense Category
Funds Requested
Personnel
Fringe Benefits
Travel
Equipment
Supplies
Contractual
Other
Direct Costs Subtotal
Indirect Costs
Total Budget
PERSONNEL
List the organization’s employees whose time and effort can be specifically identified and easily and accurately traced to project
activities that solely enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops. See the Request for Applications section 4.7.2 Allowable and
Unallowable Costs and Activities, Salaries and Wages, and Presenting Direct and Indirect Costs Consistently under section 4.7.1 for
further guidance.
Level of Effort (# of
Funds
#
Name/Title
hours OR % FTE)
Requested
1
2
3
4
Personnel Subtotal
PERSONNEL JUSTIFICATION
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For each individual listed in the above table, describe the activities to be completed by name/title including approximately when
activities will occur. Add more personnel by copying and pasting the existing listing or deleting personnel that aren’t necessary.
Personnel 1:
Personnel 2:
Personnel 3:
Add other Personnel as necessary
FRINGE BENEFITS
Provide the fringe benefit rates for each of the project’s salaried employees described in the Personnel section that will be paid with
SCBGP funds.
#
Name/Title
Fringe Benefit Rate
Funds Requested
1
2
3
4
Fringe Subtotal
TRAVEL
Explain the purpose for each Trip Request. Please note that travel costs are limited to those allowed by formal organizational policy; in
the case of air travel, project participants must use the lowest reasonable commercial airfares. For recipient organizations that have
no formal travel policy and for-profit recipients, allowable travel costs may not exceed those established by the Federal Travel
Regulation, issued by GSA, including the maximum per diem and subsistence rates prescribed in those regulations. This information is
available at http://www.gsa.gov. See the Request for Applications section 4.7.2 Allowable and Unallowable Costs and Activities, Travel,
and Foreign Travel for further guidance.
Type of
Unit of
Expense
# of
Measure
Cost
(airfare, car
# of
Travelers
Funds
#
Trip Destination
(days,
per
rental, hotel,
Units
Claiming
Requested
nights,
Unit
meals,
the Expense
miles)
mileage, etc.)
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
Travel Subtotal
TRAVEL JUSTIFICATION
For each trip listed in the above table describe the purpose of this trip and how it will achieve the objectives and outcomes of the
project. Be sure to include approximately when the trip will occur. Add more trips by copying and pasting the existing listing or delete
trips that aren’t necessary.
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