Why Grant Proposals Get Rejected

DartsAfter attending this 1 day training session, participants will be able to:

  • Define the key parts of donor funded documents
  • Understand the importance of organizational capacities and documentation
  • Describe the scope, rationale, budget and objectives of the designed project
  • List concrete steps that a CSO can take to be an effective channel for development


  • Introduction and mock exercise
  • Understanding the donor view
  • Proposal modules, checklists and documentations
  • Introducing success matrix and techniques to design contract documents
  • Sharing proposal rejection experiences, feedback and self-reflections