This course provides an in-depth look at how to develop a winning proposal for in response to a solicitation from a major international donor such as USAID, DFID, or the EC. It explains how a CSO should determine whether or not to respond to a solicitation and introduces the standard components of both solicitations and proposals.
It provides a structured process for putting together a strong proposal development team, selecting partners, and conducting co-design workshops. It introduces various conceptual frameworks such as theory of change, logic models, logical frameworks, results frameworks, and results-based management. It also guides the learner through the process of putting together an M&E framework and developing a costing strategy.