The Proposal Cover Letter

A How-To Guide

The Proposal Cover Letter is the first thing a donor will see when receiving your proposal – so never underestimate its power! This is one of the things you really need to get it right. But it can be difficult to concisely present your project, to know what to include and what to leave out, and how to frame the proposal in general. This course speaks to all of these challenges to help you make a good impression. Our experienced expert Erik will share the secrets of creating an enticing cover letter, which will include all the needed information and get the donor's attention – because that is what this is all about!

In this course, you will learn

  • The Purpose of a Cover Letter
  • What Content to Include in Your Cover Letter?
  • How to make it special to get the donor's attention?

You will also get a sample cover letter and template that you just have to adjust to the details of your project. What are you waiting for? Join us in this online course and rock your next proposal cover letter!

Philantropia is an Approved Provider for Continuing Education in Fundraising. Full participation in “The Proposal Cover Letter” is applicable for 1.5 points in Category 1. B – Education of the CFRE International application for initial certification and/or recertification. CFRE is an independent certification for fundraising professionals that aims to set standards in philanthropy through a valid and reliable certification process for fundraising professionals.

Participation in this program may assist you in learning or reviewing concepts covered on the Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) examination as detailed on the Test Content Outline provided by CFRE International. CFRE International does not sponsor or endorse any educational programs and the (educational program title) was not developed in conjunction with CFRE International.

Your Instructor

Erik Detiger
Erik Detiger

Hello! My name is Erik Detiger and I am a professional with over two decades of experience working in the field of international philanthropy and fundraising. As a highly successful international project manager and fundraising professional, I have raised over US$200 million for numerous international projects from a wide variety of government agencies, foundations, and institutions. I am the founder of Philantropia - an independent consultancy based in New York specialized in international fundraising and philanthropy and am excited to share my knowledge with you on this platform.

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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