Program Proposal Template

Below is the format for a program submission. You should include a cover sheet, and answer the 10 questions as appropriate. Refer to the Proposal overview page for more relevant background. Proposals are due April 30th, 2018. Initial decisions on programming will be inspired by community input and vetted by the core team in consultation with relevant parties. This is not a competition РOPRYD seeks to reinforce the value of cooperation and services as a means to achieve a greater good.

Cover Sheet

  • Name/Names:
  • Title:
  • Organization
  • Address:
  • Phone:
  • Email:
  • Date:
  • Title for Proposal:
  • Please briefly describe what you are proposing:

Question to Answer

  1. Tell us briefly about your organization or yourself (max. 2 paragraphs)
  2. Tell us how your proposal will address one or more of the priorities associated with the Rotary Nature Center Framework?
  3. Please describe your intended audience for this proposal. Who do you plan to reach? How do you plan to reach them?
  4. If your proposal plans to use the Rotary Nature Center facility, what are the intended times for use?
  5. Please describe the budget for the program
    • Is there a fee for program participation
    • Is the program cost recovery?
    • If cost recovery, what is the proposed financial split be with the center?
  6. Does the program require additional staffing support from OPYRD staff?
  7. How does your proposal demonstrate regard for diversity and inclusion? Are there plans for connecting with areas of Oakland or specific populations typically underserved?
  8. What kinds of networking and potential collaborations are possible with your proposal? e.g. are there individuals, agencies, artists, business, and other organizations or networks that you have or will be connecting with? Include examples both within and outside of Oakland if relevant.
  9. How do you plan to monitor the benefits of your proposal, such as number of people served, degree of satisfaction, impact, etc.
  10. Please include relevant references from aligned organizations and community partners.