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NGO Project Proposal

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A proposal for funding to support [Project.Name],
an initiative by [Sender.Organization].

Table of Contents

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Organizational Background
Problem Statement
Project Justification
Project Goals
Project Activities
Project Results
Budget
Conclusion

Organizational Background

[Sender.Organization] is a registered non-government entity operating on the [NGO.Scale] level. We are an operational NGO, meaning we plan and carry out boots-on-the-ground projects to accomplish our objectives. This requires a great deal of careful planning, communication, and local involvement for each project.
Our goal as an organization is to accomplish the following:

We hope to further our progress to reaching these goals through the project outlined in this proposal.

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Problem Statement

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[Project.ProblemStatement]

Project Justification

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[Project.Justification]

Project Goals

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Completion of this project will further our overarching objectives, including:

The project will also accomplish these additional goals:

Project Activities

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[Project.Name] will include the following strategies:

The timeline for executing each activity is outlined in the Gantt chart below.
INSERT GANTT CHART HERE

Project Results

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The impact of [Project.Name] will be felt in the short, medium, and long term. The following are the project results which will be realized upon completion:

Short-Term (Completion – 6 months)

INSERT SHORT TERM RESULTS HERE

Medium-Term (6 months – 2 years)

INSERT MEDIUM TERM RESULTS HERE

Long-Term (2 years & Onward)

INSERT LONG TERM RESULTS HERE

Budget

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[Project.Name] requires the support of your generous benefactors in order to move forward. The table below outlines the costs associated with the project.

Category Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Total
Personnel/Labor [PersonnelCost.

Year1]

[PersonnelCost.

Year2]

[PersonnelCost.

Year3]

[PersonnelCost.

Total]

Equipment/Materials [EquipmentCost.

Year1]

[EquipmentCost.

Year2]

[EquipmentCost.

Year3]

[EquipmentCost.

Total]

Training/Travel [TrainingCost.

Year1]

[TrainingCost.

Year2]

[TrainingCost.

Year3]

[TrainingCost.

Total]

Contracts [ContractsCost.

Year1]

[ContractsCost.

Year2]

[ContractsCost.

Year3]

[ContractsCost.

Total]

Other [OtherCost.

Year1]

[OtherCost.

Year2]

[OtherCost.

Year3]

[OtherCost.

Total]

Funding Summary

The table below details [Sender.Organization]’s current plan to procure funding for [Project.Name].

Source Total Funding
[Sender.Organization] Self-Funding [SelfFunding.Amount]
Local Government Support [LocalGov.Amount]
Additional Financiers/ Co-Financiers [Financiers.Amount]

Conclusion

PandaTip: Adding details specific to the recipient of your proposal here can personalize your NGO project proposal, increasing your odds of being considered for funding.

We believe that [Project.Name] is a worthy cause that will do a great deal of good for many people. We’re excited to partner with you to make this project a reality, leading to substantial benefits in the short, medium, and long term.
Should you have any questions, or wish to discuss this project further, please reach out to our project director:

[Project.DirectorName]
[Project.DirectorEmail]
[Project.DirectorPhone]

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