Many grant makers publish, usually in the application guidelines, the proposal evaluation criteria, including the point value assigned to each part of the proposal. This grading rubric is the single best source for estab lishing the organization of your proposal. From it you get the order of the parts and what to name them. Two unbreakable rules apply.
1. Always put the parts of a proposal in the order shown in the application guidelines.
2. Always use the grant maker's names for the parts of a proposal.
It makes no difference what order makes the most sense. It makes no difference what a proposal section is normally called. There is one and only one authority in these matters, and that authority is the grant maker.
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