by Kevin C. Peters, Research Specialist, GrantStation.com
Writing letters of inquiry or grant proposals is difficult. For many organizations, particularly small organizations, the person doing the writing may not be an experienced or professional writer. And even professional writers occasionally have trouble presenting their ideas clearly. Your organization shouldn’t miss out on a funding opportunity just because a great idea gets lost in translation from your head to the page to the funder. This series explores writing techniques that can help you present your ideas effectively and efficiently, letting the funder see those ideas the way you want them to be seen.
- To convey your ideas effectively
- To use appropriate tone and style
- To focus on the reader's needs and expectations
- To actively engage your reader
- To make your writing clear and concise