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- The Parts of a Proposal
- Private Foundation Inquiries
- Organizing Your Writing Approach
- Why Proposals are Rejected
Parts of a Proposal
Proposals for sponsored activities generally follow a similar format, although there are variations depending upon the sponsor and whether the PI is seeking support for a research grant, a training grant, or a conference or curriculum development project. Be sure to follow the outline contained in the sponsor’s guidelines. The following generic outline is generally focused on the components of a research proposal. (The follow-on section describes format variations required for other kinds of academic programs.)
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Updated in 2014 by Christine Black.
Originally produced by Don Thackrey.