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Most of these companies spell out exactly what they hope to accomplish by offering corporate grants. This is where strategy for preparing applications for these grants should begin.
Use their words, quote their goals, and clearly explain that both you and company have same goals in mind.
Before developing any grant proposal, it is essential to understand goals of entity offering grant. In their offering, these goals are clearly explained. From these goals, grant writer should note certain buzzwords and phrases which should be incorporated into grant proposal. Simply, give them what they want.
Also, be neat.
Neatness and organization do count.
Demonstrate a Need Companies offering grants donít want to allocate funds to entities with means.
Clearly demonstrate in your proposal why you need their grant money.
Keep records of everything, don't be afraid to re-apply if you are turned down, and always say thank you.
Finally, don't let rejections discourage you as they will be your best learning experiences.
Sean Labrock is a long-time business owner with extensive experience in marketing and advertising. He currently runs the website, http://www.OnlineGrants.us, a free source of excellent information on all kinds of grants.