goals. Completion of objectives result in specific, measurable outcomes that directly contribute to the achievement of the project goals. Setting specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and time-bound (SMART) objectives is a good way to plan the steps to meet the long-term goals in your grant. It helps you take your grant from ideas to action.
Smart goal setting gives a structure to your plan of achieving your goal. To attain your goals or objectives, you need to focus on many things and overcome all the hindrances that come in between. This type of goal setting also helps you track your success rate in the journey of achieving your goals.