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Proposal template

The most common way to get funding for an international development / aid project is by writing a proposal and submitting it to a donor (or many donors!). Donors read hundreds, if not thousands, of proposals each year. Well-written proposals are more likely to get their attention and ultimately to be funded.

Many donors require you to submit your proposal using their specific format. However, in cases where the format isn’t specified this simple proposal template may be helpful for small to medium size programs.

Proposal Template

This proposal template is appropriate when:

  • The donor doesn’t have a specific proposal template.
  • The proposal is for a small to medium size program.

This proposal template is NOT appropriate when:

  • The donor has a specific proposal template that you should use.
  • The proposal is for a large or complex program.

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About Piroska Bisits Bullen

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Piroska has worked on a range of international development programs involving local NGOs, international NGOs, UN agencies and government. She holds a Ph.D. in public health, has published articles in several journals, and was a speaker at TEDx Phnom Penh. Piroska is passionate about using scientific evidence and creativity to design programs that work.
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