Proposal Writing, Trends and Sources of Assistance0

Proposal Writing, Trends and Sources of Assistance0 - The...

Info icon This preview shows pages 1–5. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Proposal Writing – Requires a strategic perspective. Must be placed in the context of organizational and policy planning. A proposal is a positive response to an unmet need. Bridge between resources and problems to solved. Positive model for long-term improvement. Avoid creating false hopes and unrealistic expectations. A proposal is a “working” document. All the work is done prior to writing. The more time and effort devoted to organizational planning the more manageable the task. Proposal writing is not done in isolation. Must have access to Management, Data and Clients or Program Participants. In practice, the process is a team effort.
Image of page 1

Info icon This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Proposal Writing Trends Partnerships Ex. public/private Leverage Funds Successful Models Solicited vs Unsolicited Projects Seed $ vs Operating Support Greater Accountability Sources of Private Assistance
Image of page 2
1. Community Foundations Bequests, Donor-advised funds, restricted and unrestricted. Local in geographic area. Examples: The Cleveland Foundation or the Akron Community Foundation
Image of page 3

Info icon This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Image of page 4
Image of page 5
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: The Cleveland Foundation is the oldest (established in 1914) and the third largest in assets. 2. National General Purpose Foundations National impact and general in scope. Examples: The Ford Foundation and the Kellogg Foundation 3. Special Purpose Foundations Specialization in a particular field such as health care. Examples: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the largest health care foundation 4. Family Foundations Most common type of private assistance. Governed by family. Local examples: The George Gund Foundation, the Nord Family Foundation and The William J. & Dorthy K. O'Neill Foundation National and International example: The William & Melinda Gates Foundation 5. Corporations and Corporate Foundations Local and special interests related to industry or products. Local examples: Key Bank, Eaton Corporation, Forest Cities Enterprise 6. Individual sources Community knowledge and relationship-driven decisions....
View Full Document

  • Spring '14
  • Foundations based in the United States, Community Foundations, George Gund Foundation, General Purpose Foundations, Special Purpose Foundations, Akron Community Foundation

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern