CUNY WriteSite CUNY WriteSite

Writing for Work Formats Proposals  Organization

Organization of Business Proposals into Sections

Strong business proposals should include the sections outlined in the following table.  Depending on whether you need to use a required format, you may need additional sections.

You can click on each section name for a more detailed description of the section.

Section Name Contains


Cover Letter, Table of Contents, Executive Summary
Demonstration Explanation of Current Situation
Benefits Description of Payoff for Recipient
Recommendation Solution, Action Plan


CUNY WriteSite
Search | Index | Guide | Introduction | Writing Projects | Writing for Exams | Writing for Work
Grammar and Style | Net Library | Conversations | Campus Resources | Teachers and Tutors

2002 The City University of New York
All rights reserved.