Essay on Improving Reading Performance For At Risk Students

728 Words Nov 23rd, 2014 3 Pages
The grant proposal I have read was Read to Succeed! Improving Reading Performance for At Risk Students. This proposal is about inquiring funds to provide students more learning materials; i.e. assistive reading technology, to better their reading abilities and comprehension abilities. As, I began to read the proposal sample, I realized that this proposal possesses alot the recommended and required attributes of a good proposal. However, there were a few grant writing mistakes, which I will discuss.
Cover Letter
The cover letter did contain some common grant writing mistakes. It did not contain the school’s letterhead, or the proposal’s application date. Instead of the proposal’s application date, I believe the date on the proposal was the current date. However, the proposal did include salutations and the inside address.
Letter of Inquiry/Intent
Letter of Inquiry/Intent also did not contain any common grant writing mistakes. The letter of intent included the basis for the funding request and information on what the school does. It also included what problem the school is trying to address. In the letter, it included his/her full name and position of the agency’s contact person, the agency’s name, address, and phone number, and the grant provider’s full name, title, organization, and address.
Title Page/Cover Sheet
The Title Page on Read to Succeed! Improving Reading Performance for At Risk Students grant proposal was correct. It also provided all of the following: the…

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