Writing a Strong Proposal
The Foundation program staff review and assess each proposal using the following criteria:
Transparent Fish Partner Application
Chao Foundation requires all its partners to follow the transparency requirements of Transparent Fish Fund. To apply for a grant, please follow the process below.1. Please fill out the TFish Fund Partner online application.
2. TFish Fund Transparency Reporting requirements
Four Stars Rating Criteria
Partner NGOs Financial Disclosures
☑ 1. Total revenue, expenditure, cash balance and itemized expense
☑ 2. Donor name and donation list
☑ 3. TFish audit compliance
☑ 4. Sign-off from organization’s representative
☑ 5. Itemized expenditures and receipts
☑ 6. Performance on key project indicators
☑ 7. Monthly case stories and project progress reports
Partner NGOs must complete requirements #1 to 4. If partner NGOs do not meet this minimum, they cannot receive funding from us until the next quarter. If they consistently fail to meet these requirements, they will be disqualified from being our partner and will no longer have access to our services.