The cover letter serves to transmit your organization’s proposal and demonstrate the commitment of the organization to the project at the highest level. For example, the Chancellor should sign the cover letter. For a non-profit agency or similar entity, the Chair of the Board, Executive Director, or other top-ranking official should sign.
Professional, clear, and concise. Keep the letter to one page when possible. Write on the organization’s letterhead. The cover letter serves as an opportunity to capture the interest and obtain buy-in from your potential funder.
Suggested contents include:
Proofread, proofread, and then proofread again. Typos in the cover letter are a poor reflection of your organization. A cover letter does not need to be included with most campus proposals to the Louisiana Board of Regents.
Links to sample Cover Letters:
Sample Cover Letters
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