Aratani CARE

UCLA Asian American Studies Center
Attn.: Aratani CARE Grant
3230 Campbell Hall
Box 951546
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1546
aratanicare@aasc.ucla.edu

 

ARATANI CARE GRANT APPLICATION

PLEASE NOTE THAT ONLINE APPLICATION SUBMISSIONS ARE NO LONGER BEING ACCEPTED

Please make sure you have all your documentation and files ready to upload before starting the application process. Any incomplete or partial applications will not be considered. No exceptions.

 

Proposal Components:

Your proposal consists of 4 parts, all of which needs to be submitted electronically. All fields marked RED are required or the application will not be considered.

1. Contact Information

Applicant: (community partner that will, along with the UCLA campus partner, carry out the work of the project): List the legal name, federal tax ID number/TIN (if relevant), address, phone number, e-mail.  List the name of the individual who should be identified in any published list of our applicants or projects. This is often the executive director or project director.

Organization or
Legal Name
:
Federal Tax ID/TIN:
(if applicable)
Address:
Phone Number:
E-mail:
Principal Investigator:

Campus partner: if relevant (e.g., UCLA faculty, staff, students, or alumnae...) will carry out the work of the project: full name(s), UCLA ID number (UID), campus address, telephone number, and e-mail address. We recommend the grantee work with a UCLA campus partner but if not, please indicate how your grant is relevant to or beneficial for UCLA faculty, students, staff, and alumnae.

Campus Partner(s):

2. Proposal Document
Please submit the following outline at our web site as a single document in Adobe Acrobat PDF, Microsoft Word, or Rich Text (RTF) format (Acrobat strongly recommended): No more than five pages, excluding the timeline, budget justification, and CVs.

Project Title: the name you and your campus partner have agreed to use to describe the project.

Project Title:

Project Summary: in one sentence, describe the project for which you are requesting support (what the project is; for whom it is intended; and where it will take place). This sentence may appear in any reports or publications of our funded partnership projects.

Project Summary:

Abstract: in 200 words or less provide a brief description of the project, what it is, who is involved, why it is important, what will be addressed, and what will be accomplished.

Abstract:

THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION BELOW MUST BE UPLOADED AS DOCUMENTS IN THE FOLLOWING FORMATS ONLY: ADOBE PDF, MICROSOFT WORD, OR MICROSOFT EXCEL. NO OTHER DOCUMENTS WILL BE ACCEPTED.

Project Proposal Narrative: Background information stating the need for this project and/or its relevance. Not to exceed 2 pages.

  • Describe the approach the partners have developed to address the need or issue of the focus. Set the project in the context of the local community in which it will take place or that it will impact. Tell us about the population or community members who will benefit from this project. In what ways? What planning work has already taken place? Explain who will be doing the work proposed and what each partner is responsible for doing. What are the activities and strategies that will be used to carry out the project?
  • The period for completing the project cannot exceed 12 months. What is the sequence of the overall project plan?
  • What are the measurable objectives and outcomes of the project? How will things be different as a result of this project?
  • What is the community partner's capacity to carry out the work? What are the qualifications of the campus partner and the community partner?
  • Tell us succinctly what this project will accomplish.
  • What new knowledge will be gained from this project?

Upload your Proposal Narrative here:

Project timeline: List the activities and milestones of your 12 months project plan. Not to exceed 1 page.

Upload your Project timeline here:

Budget justification: Provide detailed explanations, and cost breakdowns of any budget item requested, explaining how line items were calculated and why they are necessary. Include any other sources of funding or in-kind donataion of support for this project. For more information and other costs (e.g., publications, consultants, travel, etc.), please visit the More Info & Restriction section. Not to exceed 1 page.

Please do not request support for any items that we cannot fund. (Please refer to funding restrictons list.)

Upload your Budget Justification here:

Abbreviated Resumes/CVs: Not to exceed 1 page per person for key personnel.

Upload your Resume here:

Upload your Cover Letter here:

3. Budget Worksheet

Please click here to download a blank copy of the budget worksheet, in Microsoft Excel format. Complete the worksheet and save the file; upload this Microsoft Excel spreadsheet with your narrative Budget justification document as one single file.  Applications without Microsoft Excel may download the Adobe Acrobat version of the budget worksheet (please click here for PDF). For the PDF version, please print, complete worksheet, scan to PDF format, and upload during the online process.

Upload your Budget Worksheet here:

4. Letter of Sponsorship

Upload your Letter of Sponsorship here:

Please have your UCLA collaborator(s) ready to upload online during the application process.

PLEASE VERIFY THAT ALL INFORMATION HAVE BEEN COMPLETED AND ACCURATE. PLEASE CLICK THE SUBMIT BUTTON ONCE ONLY.

You will receive a confirmation number once your application has been submitted. If you have any technical problems, please email the Aratani C.A.R.E. technical support directly to: tn@aasc.ucla.edu

PLEASE NOTE THAT ONLINE APPLICATION SUBMISSIONS
ARE NO LONGER BEING ACCEPTED

If you have any general questions regarding the Aratani C.A.R.E. application, please contact us at: aratanicare@aasc.ucla.edu