Grant Writing Cover Page And Letter
Cover Page • Create a cover sheet with your organization’s title, a graphic and the date.
Cover Letter • Business Letter format • Goes at the top of the letter • Foundation’s contact person’s name and title • Vanessa Watkins, PhD • Foundation’s Name • Cooper Foundation • Address • 4605 Ewing Road Austell, GA 30106 • Salutation (always make sure to address the correct person) • Dear Dr. Watkins
One Paragraph • Please note, for the sake of this assignment, we are doing an abbreviated cover letter. • Introduce your organization and tell the funder how much money you are requesting and why. • Include 1-2 sentences about what your organization does. • Include one research based point that shows that there is a need for what your organization does.
One Paragraph • End with a contact person. • Use “Sincerely” as your closing • Leave space for your signature • Below the signature, type the first signer’s name, middle initial, last name, and job title. • At the bottom of the letter, include the word, “ENCLOSURE” (in all caps)
credits • http://nonprofit.about.com/od/foundationfundinggrants/a/coverletters.htm