The Form Letter: A Grantseeker’s Critique

Undated, misspelled, sloppily photocopied, and not personalized in any way, this barest of form letters cannot help but give offense. It leaves the grantseeker wondering why he bothered to send a personalized proposal.

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This takeaway was derived from Saying Yes/Saying No to Applicants.