Who will I engage?

When choosing a journal in which to publish your research, you strive for one with the most reach (scale) and impact (scope) in your discipline.

When crafting a BI plan, a similar approach should be applied. Strive to build partnerships that can help you achieve your desired reach and impact with a target audience — not just for the duration covered by this proposal, but partnerships that could thrive and grow over the course of your career.

Who do you want to engage and work with on your broader impacts project?

Everyone on your team should have clearly defined roles and tasks that reflect their motivations to contribute to the project and produce measurable Broader Impact results.

By being thoughtful about identifying the right partners and target audience in the proposal writing phase, you will assure a positive experience for all involved when you are funded.

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Who will help you engage the target audience in your work?

There are many options for you to consider when constructing a BI plan. When deciding who to select as a target audience for your work, you should contemplate how it will benefit from the proposed BI activity.

When considering the potential target audiences below, keep in mind NSF's commitment to Broadening Participation in STEM. Focus your efforts on:

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Partners

Identifying your BI partners is an important step in crafting a BI statement. Partners can help you accomplish your goals and result in a positive impact with your target audience.

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Target Audience

There are many options for you to consider when constructing a BI project. When deciding who to select as a target audience for your work, you should contemplate the benefits of the proposed BI activity.