Each application will be assessed based on the following assessment criteria:
Describe the target audience, including measures to tailor the project to the needs of the target audience.
Development and participation benefits
Outline how the project will achieve development and/or participation benefits (only address the points that are relevant to the project):
- describe how the project provides opportunities for entry level participation
- describe how the project provides opportunity for participants to expand their skill base toward achieving independence
- describe how the project builds the organisation’s capacity to provide participation opportunities e.g. increase in the number of accredited leaders, increase number of volunteers
- describe how the project will grow the leadership base of hiking
- describe how the project will grow and support hiking volunteers.
Estimate participation numbers including number of sessions, hours/days of involvement, qualifications attained.
Demonstrate the organisation’s financial capacity to deliver the project:
- provide a proposed budget for the project
- provide evidence of organisation’s contribution (cash and in-kind) if applicable
- provide evidence of other financial contribution commitments (cash and in-kind) from project partners (if applicable).
Note: In-kind support and/or funding contributions from the applying organisation and project partners will be viewed favourably.
Demonstrate an appropriate level of risk management such as:
- a risk management plan
- qualifications and experience of trainers/leaders
- appropriate levels of insurance considerations
- relationship to the Australian Adventure Activity Standards.
Capacity and capability to deliver
Demonstrate capacity and capability to deliver the proposed project such as:
- letters of support from land managers
- experience in delivering similar projects
- skills and experience of the project managers.