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Research Article  |   March 1987
Successful Proposal Writing
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  • Janice F. Pagonis, MS, OTR/L, is Chief, Occupational Therapy Department (Rehabilitation), St. Francis Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15201. At the time of this study, she was Director, Occupational Therapy Department, McKeesport Hospital, McKeesport, Pennsylvania
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Research Article   |   March 1987
Successful Proposal Writing
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, March 1987, Vol. 41, 147-151. doi:10.5014/ajot.41.3.147
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, March 1987, Vol. 41, 147-151. doi:10.5014/ajot.41.3.147
Abstract

Skillful proposal writing is an art of persuasive communication that can be an asset for therapists who must cope with recent cuts in government and private support. This article provides an overview of funding agencies, the basic principles of proposal writing, and the components of a proposal. Even rejection of a proposal can be educational and can contribute to eventual mastery.