Most government agencies and private/corporate foundations are receptive to proposals that follow a standard format with which their personnel are familiar. The components listed here are standard to most proposals, though not necessarily to all. Furthermore, the components may appear under different names:
Project Implications: The preliminary results and impact of the proposed project. Two questions that should be addressed here are why?” and what?.”
Methodology: How will the problem be approached and what methods will be employed to accomplish the stated objective. Provide a solution methodology for each objective. Describe specific program activity, personnel, and data compilation.