Course Description

Learn and apply established methods of planning, writing and revising proposals through study, practice, peer and instructor feedback, and assignments. Topics include; types of proposals, uncovering the needs of the funder, and finding funding sources (grants). You will have the opportunity to prepare a proposal based on your workplace, non-profit organization, research, or interests. The completed proposal will be evaluated as part of the course mark.

Course Details

By completion of this course, successful students will be able to:

  • Identify different types of proposals
  • Apply standard writing steps in preparing proposals
  • Plan, write and revise a letter of inquiry and a proposal
  • Identify audience, purpose and requirements, and select appropriate writing style and form
  • Write commonly used components of proposals
  • Recognize how style and form are as important in written communication as the message


Formerly: WRI 280 Writing Effective Proposals for Grants, Sales and Funding

Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s)


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