Proposal Evaluation Criteria

Proposal Evaluation Criteria

Whether they come from RFP's, invited work, or grantee-initiated requests, all proposals are considered by Interact for Health staff. A member of the staff will visit your site and give you assistance in developing your request. Proposals are judged on their ability to meet the organization's objectives. Interact for Health also favors projects that:
  • Demonstrate broad or strong community impact
  • Create lasting value
  • Demonstrate new and sustainable ways to solve health problems
  • Reach underserved populations
  • Leverage additional financial or volunteer resources
  • Reduce long-term cost or duplication
  • Incorporate sound programmatic methods and evaluations as building blocks for long-term program success
  • Improve healthcare delivery quality from a consumer's perspective
  • Provide a demographic and geographic distribution of grants within our service area

In the event that a proposed project does not qualify for Interact for Health funding, our staff may be able to help you explore other options either with us or with another organization.

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