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Application Process and Requirements

The Innovation Grants Program (IGP) awards up to $10,000 for one year or $30,000 for two years to meritorious proposals exploring, implementing, or learning more about innovation in association management. 

Application Process

Clearly articulate how the proposed project addresses the criteria outlined below. Supplemental materials may be uploaded to further support the project.  

  1. Applicant Details (serves as the primary point of contact)
    • name, title, organization, and contact information
  2. Additional Applicants Information (up to 3 additional applicants)
    • name, organization, contact information, and description of role and responsibilities
  3. Organization Demographics
    • budget, staff size, tax designation, organization type, industry type
  4. Proposal Information
    • title
    • concept (up to 30 words)
    • goals and objectives (up to 500 words)
    • concept development (up to 500 words
    • innovation (up to 500 words)
    • relevance (up to 500 words)
    • practicality and viability (up to 500 words)
    • applicability and transferability (up to 500 words)
    • organizational culture (up to 500 words)
    • design, management, and deliverables (up to 500 words)
    • budget (up to 500 words)
    • organizational commitment and resources (up to 500 words)
    • applicant profile (up to 500 words