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Writing Winning Proposals

Yangon, Myanmar
Ms Thuy

Why this course 

You have a project idea which needs funding. You want to respond to a request for proposals or mobilise new resources for your organisation. You want to demonstrate your added value but are facing stiff competition. Learn to write a proposal that stands out. We believe that writing a convincing and attractive proposal is something we all can learn.

Course objectives 

By the end of this course, you will:

  • Know how to match your proposal idea to funders needs.
  • Know how to bring needed logic and structure to your proposal.
  • Understand the proposal writing process and criteria that will be used to assess it.
  • Raise your confidence in simple but strong writing. 
  • Have received feedback on your writing drafts.

Course agenda

Day 1:

  • Opening & introductions
  • Nine steps to proposal development
  • Know yourself & know your donor
  • PCM and project design

Day 2:

  • Donor terminology and process
  • Go / No Go decisions
  • Planning your proposal writing process
  • Writing concept notes

Day 3:

  • Paragraph writing
  • Tips for attractive writing
  • Improving our writing
  • Peer assessment

Day 4:

  • Know your pitch!
  • Make a proposal structure
  • How donors appraise
  • Course evaluation and closure

Registrations end:16 Sep 2019

Date: 24-27 Sep 2019

Location: Yangon, Myanmar

Course fee: €870 (excl tax)

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For general information:

MDF Asia

Phone:+84 (0)24 6258 4438


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