Steps to Writing a Grant Proposal

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Steps to Writing Page 1 Steps to Writing a Grant Proposal Billie E. Henderson Axia College of University of Phoenix
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Steps to Writing Page 2 Steps to Writing a Grant Proposal There are several steps in the grant proposal writing process that should be followed for the grant proposal to be effective. These steps cover every aspect of the program from the needs and problems, target population and long and short term goals, to the programs budget, agency capacity and evaluation plans of the program. This is all done to show a potential grant source exactly how the funds will be put into action as well as plead the case for the targeted issue in the community. The grant providers (as with anyone whom is spending money) will want to be sure that the funds are going to be put to good use and will make a difference in the community. The first step in writing a grant proposal is to create an abstract. An abstract is a summary of the proposal. An abstract may be the shortest section of a proposal; it is, however, the most read and most important section of a proposal. It is among the first few pages that the proposal readers would read and form the important first impression. A proposal abstract is a short but important document with multiple functions. Typically, it includes the following information: Name of agency Type of organization Purpose and objectives of the project Specific interventions for the project Target population: demographic, age, race, gender, SES, special needs, etc. Location(s) and setting(s) of project Relevance of the proposed project to the funding intentions. The abstract is followed by a table of contents. The table of contents is a sort of road map for the reader to understand the structure of the applicant proposal and assists them to find the information they want. It should be a clear and uncomplicated list that is simple to use, while
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Steps to Writing Page 3 detailed enough to refer to the right place for information. During the proposal writing process,
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