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Produced by Candid

access_time 1 hour, 16 minutes

attach_money Free

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About

Are you new to proposal writing or want a quick refresher? If so, you don't want to miss one of our most popular classes!

This class will provide you with an overview of how to write a standard project proposal to a foundation. It will include:

  • The basic elements of a proposal
  • The "do's" and "don'ts" of writing and submitting a proposal
  • How to follow up whether the answer is yes or no
  • 30-minute hands-on exercise to develop a proposal outline (in-person classes only)

Upon completion of this course, you'll be able to:

  • Understand how to write a standard project proposal to a foundation.
  • Know how and when to follow up with funders after submitting a proposal.

Looking for sample proposals?

  • Our Sample Documents gallery has samples of actual winning proposals recommended by grantmakers.

For more on proposal budgets, see our free class, Introduction to Project Budgets.

Intended audience

  • Beginner
  • Grant writers

Bonus materials

  • 2-page handout
  • Project outline worksheet and sample

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Published Thursday, December 21, 2023