ERIC Number: ED303596
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988-Oct
Effective Proposal Development. A How-To Manual for Skills Training Programs.
Bohnen, Elizabeth D.
This manual outlines effective program planning and proposal development techniques for preemployment and employment-related training programs. It is intended for use by staff of community organizations, business and industry, labor unions, social service agencies, and educational institutions. Section I is an introduction. Section II describes the steps used in developing a proposal, including researching a project idea, approaching and working with funders, and writing the actual proposal. Section III describes the common components in training proposals. It details how to research the component and what to include in the funding proposal. These components are described: the covering letter, proposal introduction, target group training needs assessment, labor market needs assessment, project goal and objectives, training plan, evaluation, implementation plan, budget, and proposal summary. Section IV details effective style and format for proposals in order to create a favorable impression and ensure readability. Section V contains these appendixes: information about funders, networking and umbrella organizations, sample letter of support, excerpt from the fourth annual Metropolitan Toronto and York Region Labor Market and Training Needs Assessment, labor market survey questionnaire, learning process tool for students, and a four-page bibliography. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Career Education, Employment Programs, Financial Support, Foreign Countries, Fund Raising, Job Training, Program Development, Program Proposals, Proposal Writing, Vocational Education
Ontario Government Bookstore, 880 Bay Street, Toronto, Ontario M7A 1N8.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Community
Sponsor: Ontario Ministry of Skills Development, Toronto.
Authoring Institution: George Brown Coll., Toronto (Ontario).; Saint Stephen's Community House, Toronto (Ontario).