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Knowledge to build on.  
Introduction
     
Gathering Background Information
     
Components of a Proposal
     
The Executive Summary
     
The Statement of Need
     
The Project Description
     
The Budget
     
Organizational Information
     
Letter Proposal
     
Conclusion
     
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Proposal Writing Short Course

Components of a Proposal


Executive
Summary:

umbrella statement of
your case and summary
of the entire proposal
1 page

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Statement
of Need:

why this project
is necessary
2 pages

Next


Project
Description:

nuts and bolts of
how the project will
be implemented and evaluated
3 pages

Next


Budget:
financial description
of the project plus
explanatory notes
1 page

Next


Organization
Information:

history and governing
structure of the nonprofit;
its primary activities,
audiences, and services
1 page

Next


Conclusion:
summary of
the proposal's
main points
2 paragraphs

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