Free Handbook

Writing a Winning Proposal

Tips and tricks for both writers and reviewers
to enhance the quality of your funding proposals. 

Everything starts with a sound and solid plan. This handbook is meant to help you present your plan in the best possible way, and to increase your chances of receiving funding for your project.

Here are some tips and tricks from our decades of experiences so that your team of writers and reviewers can improve the quality of your funding proposals:

  1. Follow the lay-out / format / writing logic of the donor
  2. Start writing by repeating the question of the donor
  3. Focus on your strengths
  4. First answer the question, then add information
  5. Use the same terminology – donors’ terminology – throughout the proposal
  6. Repeat winning phrases

Download our handbook to read more and see our examples for these six tips!

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