A general format of the proposal consists of the following parts:
1. Problem Statement
2. Rationale or Justification for implementing the Project
3. Project Goal & Objectives
4. Strategy & Activities
5. Results: Outputs and Outcomes
This basic format of a proposal has expanded covering many concepts and issues, confronting project funding and project implementation.
As new experiences are gathered by donors in project implementation and funding processes, new explanations are sought from the applicant through the proposal.