2020 PROMISING PRACTICES AWARD APPLICATION
Applications due August 24, 2020
If your organization has broken new ground, blazed a trail, or discovered new territory in the world of serving older adults, we want to hear all about it! The Promising Practices Award exists in order to spread the word on revolutionary, game-changing ideas so that other organizations can consider them, adopt them, or adapt them.
Please keep this in mind as you complete this application. It may end up being used as a blueprint for implementing your Promising Practice around the country or around the world!
Innovative practices developed as a result of COVID-19 are especially encouraged.
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If you have any questions about this application, please contact Janis Sayer at firstname.lastname@example.org
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What is the name of your promising practice?
PROMISING PRACTICES – AREA OF INNOVATION
Please indicate one
Area of Innovation
that led to your organization’s Promising Practice.
Other (please specify):
PROMISING PRACTICES – APPLICATION NARRATIVE
Tell us your story! What is your promising practice? (200 word limit)
What was your inspiration for this practice?
What was the purpose?
What is innovative about your promising practice? (100 words)
Is this practice new to the aging services industry? What aspects of the promising practice stand out as most innovative, novel, or new?
If you are replicating an existing practice or standard, how did you change or improve it? How did you make it your own?
How did you implement or execute this promising practice (methods)? (100 words)
What activities were included?
What resources did you need (e.g., financial, organizational, human)?
How do you know your promising practice was successful? What were the outcomes, evidence, or data that you used to measure that success? (150 words)
Do you have evidence that is formal (systematic process for getting feedback or collecting data, e.g., QAPI process, formal surveys, evaluation forms, structured interviews)? If possible, please submit your survey, evaluation form, or interview guide.
Do you have evidence that is informal (not systematically collected, e.g., anecdotal conversations, unso
licited phone calls of appreciation or feedback, 1:1 conversations, or letters)?
What other kind of data or documentation do you have (e.g., photos, testimonials, media coverage/PR)? If possible, please submit copies (make sure information is HIPAA compliant).
What advice or lessons learned could you share with others about developing, implementing, and/or sustaining your promising practice? (150 words)
Has this program been replicated in other organizations? Have there been any efforts to replicate this promising practice thus far that you know of? (100 words)
Please describe your vision as to how this program could be replicated.
Do you have anything else that you would like to share about your promising practice? (100 words)
Please give us a short description of your organization (100 words)
Type of Ownership (e.g., not-for-profit, for profit, government owned)
Population Served (e.g., demographics, characteristics, number served by this initiative, number served by your organization)
Thank you again for your interest in the Promising Practices Award. We look forward to reviewing your application.
If you have additional materials that you wish to share, these can be emailed to email@example.com
By submitting this application, you agree to have the description of your Promising Practice shared publicly if you are selected as a winner (e.g., website announcement, press release, and/or brief report on the winning Promising Practice and organization). Please indicate areas of your application that you would not like to be shared publicly.
Areas of application I do not wish to be shared: