Applications must be received in the NCAA National Office not later than
September 30, 2014 to be considered by the NCAA Division II Membership Fund Selection Committee in December.
State the specific project/activity that the membership fund dollars would support and the goals of the project/activity. A simple statement of need or intent is insufficient.
Discuss how this project/activity fits into the institution/conference/organization's overall strategic mission and goals. Please note that there is an explicit expectation that the project/activity be tied to and strengthen the institution/conference/organization's strategic plan. In addition, explain how the project/activity will benefit NCAA Division II.
Outline the steps of the project/activity, the sequence in which they will occur and indicate the responsible party for each step.
Total Request of Dollars from the Division II Membership Fund:
Provide an itemized allocation request showing expenses rounded to the nearest dollar. Be sure to note whether the dollars are considered seed money or matching grant dollars. If matching grant dollars, be sure to include any financial resources/cost sharing that will be spent by your institution/conference/organization (e.g., whether your institution/conference/organization will make a contribution - in cash or in-kind - to support the project/activity that the membership fund dollars would support). If needed, include a brief budget narrative explaining the projected expenses.
Provide the name(s) and relevant experience of the participating staff in the project/activity and provide the name(s) and qualifications of the consultant(s) selected for this project/activity, if any.