CPB: Grant Proposal Writing Tips

by nitiniitk on Sep 02, 2008      Category: Useful Resources Tags: funding grant proposal money donations

This is a nice writeup on the basics of grant writing. If you are an NGO who is writing a proposal for funding, this can be a useful read. One point included in the article, perhaps overlooked by many seekers, is actually talking to someone in the grant agency (instead of just sending proposal by mail).

Note that this wisdom comes from an organization which is also a grant-giver, so their advice carries some weight!

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madhu_ramji's picture

Thanks Nitin for this link. Very useful.

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From:-
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At-chuna belari ,
Po-paradeep garh,
Via-kujang,
Dist-jagatshingpur,
State-Orissa,
INDIA ,
Pin-754141.

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The Secretary,
Action center la faim
Bp73k paris cedex 1475662,
France.

Sub : Regarding the Dist. Level NGO in your Development work.

Sir,
Hearty congratulation.
It is the pleasure in introducing ourselves that the following N G O s are actively engaged in the Block in Orissa state for welfare Activities.
Hence you are requested please listed our organization name and facilitate to the following NGO’s in any your Developmentl network and Co-operation.

Please feel free do it needful at your end and obliged.

Best regards Thanking you.

Sincerely yours
General Secretary
PDA

OUR ACTIVITIES
(i) (i) Empower people socially & economically

(ii)To build the moral life & character of the members &General public.

(iii)To promote economic interest of the members by encouraging self help thrift
Mutual help and by propagating cooperative and sprit among the members &
General public.

(iv) To promote awareness of programmer road safety in urban & rural area.

(v) To under take programmer towards HIV&AIDS by organizing Seminars, Trainings &Street Play.
.
(vi) To aware road Safety Rules to Drivers through awareness campaign.
.

(vii)To promote awareness campaign through the support of Govt.of India Ministry
Of Surface Transport, New Delhi and the Dep’t. Of State Govt. Transport.

(viii) Create awareness and impart health education regarding different disease prevalent in our society and promote all those efforts needed for prevention, cure and research for these.
(ix) To affiliate or work with other organizations for the same cause or to enter any agreement with other trusts, societies and institutions as may help to promote the objectives of the society.

(x) To arrange literary camps for studying different religions in order to promote peace, harmony, interfaith and tolerance in the community.

(xi) Organize free medical camps in rural and slum areas

(xii) To take any other step which will be helpful and fruitful for the community

(xiii) To promote & under take development activities the needy &weaker section society to provide relief & perform works to clarity for those in need.

(xiv) To undertake various types of business to enrich the healthy economic condition

of members and weaker section.
(xv) To engage in tale-shopping and home delivery of consumable items of the
Consumer i.e. weaker section and general public to consume daily without profit
.
(xv) To setup cottage industries for the self employment of SC/ST and as well as the general public.

(xvi) To undertake various type of health programmers to provide good health to the member and as well as general public almost in remote areas.

(xvii) To undertake awareness programmers to keep the environment neat and clean for good health.

(xviii) To undertake awareness programmers to make the people conscious by road side drains and such other linking necessary steps.

(xix) To help the people suffering from natural calamities like flood, drought, cyclone, earth quake and availing various types of Govt, and Non-Govt. aids from
Inside and outside of the country i.e. india.

(xx) To develop agricultural activites and horticultural activites with the help of
Concerned Govt.Dept. for self employment.

TAPAN's picture

From:-
PDA
At-chuna belari ,
Po-paradeep garh,
Via-kujang,
Dist-jagatshingpur,
State-Orissa,
INDIA ,
Pin-754141.

France.

Sub : Regarding the Dist. Level NGO in your Development work.

Sir,
Hearty congratulation.
It is the pleasure in introducing ourselves that the following N G O s are actively engaged in the Block in Orissa state for welfare Activities.
Hence you are requested please listed our organization name and facilitate to the following NGO’s in any your Developmentl network and Co-operation.

Please feel free do it needful at your end and obliged.

Best regards Thanking you.

Sincerely yours
General Secretary
PDA

OUR ACTIVITIES
(i) (i) Empower people socially & economically

(ii)To build the moral life & character of the members &General public.

(iii)To promote economic interest of the members by encouraging self help thrift
Mutual help and by propagating cooperative and sprit among the members &
General public.

(iv) To promote awareness of programmer road safety in urban & rural area.

(v) To under take programmer towards HIV&AIDS by organizing Seminars, Trainings &Street Play.
.
(vi) To aware road Safety Rules to Drivers through awareness campaign.
.

(vii)To promote awareness campaign through the support of Govt.of India Ministry
Of Surface Transport, New Delhi and the Dep’t. Of State Govt. Transport.

(viii) Create awareness and impart health education regarding different disease prevalent in our society and promote all those efforts needed for prevention, cure and research for these.
(ix) To affiliate or work with other organizations for the same cause or to enter any agreement with other trusts, societies and institutions as may help to promote the objectives of the society.

(x) To arrange literary camps for studying different religions in order to promote peace, harmony, interfaith and tolerance in the community.

(xi) Organize free medical camps in rural and slum areas

(xii) To take any other step which will be helpful and fruitful for the community

(xiii) To promote & under take development activities the needy &weaker section society to provide relief & perform works to clarity for those in need.

(xiv) To undertake various types of business to enrich the healthy economic condition

of members and weaker section.
(xv) To engage in tale-shopping and home delivery of consumable items of the
Consumer i.e. weaker section and general public to consume daily without profit
.
(xv) To setup cottage industries for the self employment of SC/ST and as well as the general public.

(xvi) To undertake various type of health programmers to provide good health to the member and as well as general public almost in remote areas.

(xvii) To undertake awareness programmers to keep the environment neat and clean for good health.

(xviii) To undertake awareness programmers to make the people conscious by road side drains and such other linking necessary steps.

(xix) To help the people suffering from natural calamities like flood, drought, cyclone, earth quake and availing various types of Govt, and Non-Govt. aids from
Inside and outside of the country i.e. india.

(xx) To develop agricultural activites and horticultural activites with the help of
Concerned Govt.Dept. for self employment.

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