FIC Research Guides/Bibliographies: Letter & Proposal Writing

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Letter & Proposal Writing

Written communication is an important element in the process of applying for grants or fundraising. The following is a selected list of publications in the Funding Information Center (FIC) dealing specifically with writing letters and developing proposals which are aimed at corporate and foundation grantmakers.

See the side bar for various web sites having to do with letter or proposal writing.

These guides should be used carefully and supplemented with additional research. Please note that none of these items may be checked out.

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Visit the Funding Information Center's web site for links to valuable resources on the Internet:

General Letter & Proposal Writing

Specific to Direct Mail

Other Subject-Specific Letter & Proposal Writing Materials