UWCO Program Investment Process Letter of Intent Review Criteria September, 2008
1.) Contribution to Community Result • • • • •
The program directly contributes to the community result through the implementation of a specific strategy. The program addresses a strong and compelling community need or condition or builds on a community asset. The LOI clearly documents the community condition which the program addresses. The program targets a high need or underserved population or geography. The program addresses an identified “priority consideration”.
2.) Program Strength • • • •
The LOI demonstrates a strong program design with services that are directly responsive to the identified community condition and sufficiently comprehensive to achieve the performance measure. The program has the financial and non-financial resources to fully implement the proposed services. Program provides a realistic budget with adequate resources and reasonable costs for providing services. The program provides clear evidence of the achievement of previously identified outcomes and/or demonstrates the capacity to collect and track performance measure data.
3.) Organizational Capacity • • •
The program is aligned with the mission and vision of the organization. The organization demonstrates sound management and governance practices. The organization has the capacity to leverage other resources (financial, other) for the program.
4.) Collaboration/Integration â€˘ â€˘
The program is engaged in ongoing collaborative efforts that directly contribute to program results. The program coordinates with appropriate service providers, organizations and systems to maximize the delivery of effective services.
5.) Current UWCO-funded program â€˘
Program is currently funded by UWCO through a member or community partner agency.
• The program is aligned with the mission and vision of the organization. • The organization demonstrates sound management and governance pr...