Grant Writing at a Glance

  • Intro paragraph with suggested request and a short description of the proposed program.
  • Organization’s history, mission statement, and goals.
  • Details about the proposed program:
  • Need statement (this is the problem you’re working to solve. make sure to remember the problem is not an object)
  • Proposed program- brief overview (one to two paragraphs)
  • Measurable objectives (sometimes called “Expected Results” or “Outcomes”) these should be realistic
  • Evaluation plan
  • Plans for future funding
  • Your conclusion should extend an invitation to the funder for a site visit (if you haven’t already done one) and gives telephone and e-mail contact info.
  • Intro paragraph including suggested request and brief description of proposed program.
  • Your organization’s history, mission statement, goals, and major accomplishments
  • Details about the proposed program:
  • Need statement
  • Overview of proposed program paragraphs
  • Measurable objectives
  • Timeline
  • Evaluation plan
  • Key staff and leadership bios (include your key proposed program staff)
  • Project budget
  • Future funding (A Continuing Support grant can be renewed on an annual basis)
  • Your conclusion can again extend invitation to the funder for a site visit (if you haven’t already done one) and gives telephone and e-mail contact information.

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