> Applicants are required to upload the following documents:
> Applicant must indicate which direct grant category they seek funding for:
> Applicants must answer the questions below and limit each answer to between 100 and 500 words
Q1: Describe how your proposed project anticipates use of requested funds. Include information regarding attempts to secure alternative funding and describe how the proposed project falls within one or more of the Direct Grant Categories.
Q2: Describe how the project and or grant request will result in the creation or retention of jobs in Mendocino County.
Q3: Describe how this project will add to the sustainability of Mendocino County Cannabis Industry.
Q4: Describe how this proposed project will assure regulatory compliance of local or state permits or licenses, or mitigate adverse environmental effect of cannabis cultivation or other activities.
Q5: Describe how this requested grant is needed to become solvent.
Q6: Describe and define the objectives and outcomes of the proposed project and how grant funds would help you meet the stated objectives and outcomes.
Q7: Describe activities/work already conducted toward meeting objectives (prior research/planning, assessments, permitting, investment, contractor/vendor bids/estimates for equipment or professional services).
Q8: Describe how the applicant will secure the necessary resources (i.e., skilled personnel, consultant(s), building permit(s), business plan, business structure, etc.) needed to achieve desired outcomes.
Q9: Describe how the proposed project will have a positive effect on the environment and long-term sustainability focused on one or more of the following:
Q10: Describe how the proposed project supports industry growth and development and will enhance the County’s competitive edge.
Question 13, the budget question will be scored as follows: