Proposals are persuasive documents that are fundamental tools in organizational funding and output. This course will look at sources of funding, types of proposals and how to write proposals that will meet funding agencies requirements. This will include a number of tips and techniques to increase the potential success of your proposals.  

Course Overview:

  • Sources of Funding
  • Funder Selection
  • Types of Proposals
  • Proposals as a Relationship Builder
  • RFPs/RFQs (Requests for Proposals or Request for Quote)
  • The Ten Steps of Proposal Writing
  • Defining Your Proposal
  • Key Elements of a Proposal
  • Defining the Needs and Desired Results
  • Resources and Activities and Evaluation
  • Sustainability and Budget
  • Conclusion, Introduction, and Executive Summary