Tips for Writing the Summary
• Decide what the key points are in each section of the proposal you have been writing throughout this workbook. Include only those key points in the summary.
• Stress the key points that you know are important to the funder. Make sure the summary highlights the potential grantmaker’s priorities.
Study the following Sample Summary for the Senior Latino Community Outreach Pilot Project. Then complete Worksheet 10.1A to pull together the material for your summary, using the example in Worksheet 10.1B as a guide. Next, write the summary for your own proposal, consulting the senior center Sample Summary once again. Finally, review your work by asking the Summary Review Questions. You should be able to answer yes ...