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
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Complete the Review Service Registration (below),
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