SAMPLE FORMAT AND CONTENT
MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING
All italicized sentences are considered instructions and should be deleted prior to the
submission of the final MOU.
This Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) is entered into by and between: Provide the
agency name and a brief description of each agency.
A. Purpose. State the purpose of the MOU. Include statements that explain how the
collaborative relationship enhances or benefits the Applicant’s program;
B. Roles and Responsibilities. Clearly describe and delineate the agreed upon roles
and responsibilities each organization or agency will be providing to ensure project
success. The roles and responsibilities should align with project goals, objectives
and target outputs. This may be contribution of staff time, in-kind contributions of
space or materials, delivery of program services, provision of training or staff
Agency A agrees to:
Agency B agrees to: