Basic Components of a Proposal

I. Summary - clearly and concisely summarized the request

II. Introduction - describes the agency's qualifications or "creditability"

III. Problem Statement or Needs Assessment - documents the needs to be met or problems to be solved by the proposed funding

IV. Objectives - establishes the benefits of the funding in measurable terms

V. Methods - describes the activities to be employed to achieve the desired results

VI. Evaluation - presents a plan for determining the degree to which objectives are met and methods are followed

VII. Future or Other Necessary Funding - describes a plan for continuation beyond the grant period or the availability of other resources necessary to implement the grant

VIII. Budget - clearly delineates costs to be met by the funding source and those to be provided by the applicant or other parties

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The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) published guidance on December 26, 2013 titled Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards (Uniform Guidance). This new guidance as well as additional information (including webcasts, crosswalks of previous and new guidance, and FAQs) can be found at

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