THIS WEEK WILL FOCUS ON THE FIRST PART OF YOUR GRANT PROPOSAL – THE APPLICANT OVERVIEW AND INTRODUCTION. THE APPLICANT OVERVIEW WILL DESCRIBE YOUR INTEREST IN THE ISSUE AND WHY YOU ARE QUALIFIED TO PERFORM AN INTERVENTION AIMED AT A SOLUTION TO THE PROBLEM. TO SUPPORT THIS, YOU WILL ALSO BE INCLUDING YOUR PROFESSIONAL RESUME. YOU WANT TO MAKE YOUR INVESTOR FEEL AS IF THEY MAKING A GOOD INVESTMENT IN SOMEONE WHO WILL USE THE MONEY WISELY.
- Grant cover letter (Links to an external site.) – This link will give you information on how to write a grant cover letter as well as a sample. Please keep in mind you are writing this as an individual, not an organization and you are not actually applying to a specific funding source so you can improvise this information in the letter. The information as to the what and why for the money is the important part here.