II. Introduction

Describes the Agency's Qualifications or "Credibility"

1. Clearly establishes who is applying for funds

2. Describes applicant agency purposes and goals

3. Describes applicant's programs and activities

4. Describes applicant's clients or constituents

5. Provides evidence of the applicant's accomplishments

6. Offers statistics in support of accomplishments

7. Offers quotes/endorsements in support of accomplishments

8. Supports qualifications in area of activity in which funds are sought (e.g., research, training)

9. Leads logically to the problem statement

10. Is as brief as possible

11. Is interesting

12. Is free of jargon

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