Writing a Funding Proposal 2 OVERVIEW Page 1 BASIC PRINCIPLES pp. 327 BEST PRACTICE pp. 2837 RES OURCES Page 38 GLOSSARY OF TERMS p. 39 Example A funding proposal is necessary when securing investment money, whether it be for a charity project, research or a new business.
Your proposal will be the document that helps funding organizations evaluate the viability of the project and the chances of its success, and it is often the only chance you get to make your appeal. A free practical Guide that provides both instructions on how to write a funding proposal with actual examples of a completed proposal.
Designed as a tool for advanced graduate students and others to learn more about the actual proposal writing process. Authored by S. Joseph Levine, Michigan State University ([email protected]
edu). You may check our Funding Proposal Templates and Project Proposal Examples to help you craft an effective funding proposal. Dos and Donts of Writing a Funding Proposal Here are the dos and donts when writing a funding proposal. Although you will write your cover letter last, don't give it short shrift.
Think of it as the front porch of your grant proposal. How the funder feels about your nonprofit depends on this first impression. You'll want to address your letter to a particular person, briefly state what your proposal asks for, and summarize your program.