Joel Orosz is professor of philanthropic studies at Grand Valley State University, a post he has held since 2010. Previously, he was professor of philanthropic studies at the Johnson Center for Philanthropy from 2001-2010. He was the founding director of the Grantmaking School.

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Twelve Characteristics of a Good Proposal

Posted on October 23, 2000 by Joel J. Orosz

Proposals come in all shapes, lengths, and sizes; as a program officer, you can review them according to any number of criteria. Nonetheless, it is possible to identify some generic characteristics that are hallmarks of a good proposal that contains a good idea. Although it is unlikely that any proposal will include all twelve of these characteristics, better ones should contain more than half of them… Read More

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