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Need Statements

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What purpose does a need statement serve, what information should it contain, and what are the necessary variables that determine if an organization is ready to seek funding?

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The need statement is the core to writing a grant proposal for an organization that is seeking funding. The importance of the need statement cannot be minimized, as it is the key element the donor looks at in determining that the proposed project meets an important societal need. The need statement should be supported by both quantitative data (numerical statistics) and qualitative data (authentic stories and experiences) that demonstrate why the need is ...

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This solution outlines the purpose of a need statement and explains what it should contain. Additionally, this solution reviews some of the key factors that help to determine whether an organization can seek funding and discusses why the factors are important.