uccessful grant writers always follow the requested format to communicate with funding sources. They know the first step in the screening process is to toss out incorrectly formatted proposals.

The Devil is in the Details

Here are the results of a recent study conducted by the Bureau of Occupational and Vocational Education, based on a sample of 353 grants submitted:

     18% forgot to number the pages
     73% forgot to include a table of contents
     81% had no abstract section
     92% failed to provide resumes of proposed consultants
     25% had no resume for the principal grant coordinator
     66% failed to include an evaluation section
     29% forgot to list the objectives of the project

For a fast and effective examination of your fire department's proposals before you submit them, use this review service. You'll receive comments and recommendations by our grant writing course staff on these key components of your proposal:

     Overall Appearance...Formatting, Grammar, Consistency
     Writing Style and Effectiveness
     Choice and Accuracy of Supporting Materials
     Soundness of Your Proposal's Objectives
     Strength of Qualitative and Quantitative Information
     Did You Leave Out Anything Essential?
     Did You Include Anything That Should be Removed?

REVIEW FEE: $75 per proposal

HOW TO SUBMIT YOUR PROPOSAL FOR REVIEW:

1. E-mail the proposal to us as an attachment,
    using either Word or Wordperfect software. Receipt of
    your proposal will be sent to you by email.

    Then...

    Complete the Review Service Registration (below),
    selecting the method of payment you prefer.

2. Your proposal will be reviewed by the online grant writing
    course staff. Their report emailed to you within three
    business days.

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