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WORLD PROPOSAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

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Metasoft’s World Proposal Championship aims to recognize and promote proposal writing excellence, and to help fundraisers learn, by example, what it takes to create a winning proposal. The latest winners have been announced. Stay tuned for information about our next World Proposal Championship.

Recent Championship Winners
The top three proposal winners received the following prizes:

1st Prize:Worth over $10,000, including cash and a 5-year FoundationSearch subscription

2nd Prize:Worth over $7,000, including cash and a 3-year FoundationSearch subscription

3rd Prize:Worth over $4,000, including cash and a 1-year FoundationSearch subscription



During the World Proposal Championship, we identify the top proposals in their respective categories with the top 100 proposals being showcased online for the world to see.

Any proposal that has secured a grant for a not-for-profit or charitable organization from a foundation, corporation or government body within the prior two years will be eligible for entry. This is your opportunity to get the international acknowledgement and recognition you deserve for your grant-writing skills!

We welcome and encourage you to participate. Not only is this an occasion to have your proposal recognized internationally, it is also an opportunity to showcase your organization and share some of your best practices worldwide!

Overview

The World Proposal Championship aims to recognize and promote proposal writing excellence and to help fundraisers learn, by example, what it takes to create a winning proposal. In November 2002, Metasoft Systems Inc. hosted the first ever World Proposal Championship. The competition was a great success, with hundreds of proposals received from around the world. The second World Proposal Championship launched in September of 2007 again with great success and submissions from organizations in several countries, including the United States, Canada, Australia and the United Kingdom. The top proposal by Boat People SOS was awarded the grand prize of $5,000 and the top 100 proposals were included in the online showcase of winning proposals. The third (and most recent) World Proposal Championship took place in 2012 with the finalists chosen from hundreds of compelling grant winning proposals submitted by organizations from around the world. The winners were announced in January 2013 and received over $20,000 in cash and prizes.

Trevor Skillen, President & CEO says “We believe that compelling proposals are the foundation of a successful fundraising effort. Metasoft is pleased to be able to give acknowledgement to the deserving individuals who have written world-class proposals for their organizations. In addition, the contest’s resulting showcase of proposals will become a valuable reference tool for fundraisers. While FoundationSearch and BIG Online illuminate funding opportunities for grant-seekers, the World Proposal Championship gives them access to exemplary grant-writing skills."

Stay tuned for information about our next World Proposal Championship.