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Storytelling for Grantseekers: A Guide to Creative Nonprofit Fundraising by Cheryl A. Clarke

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THE METHODS SECTION

In mountain climbing, getting to the top of the peak is only half the journey. Successfully returning to base camp is just as important as the ascent. The same is true with a story. A storyteller leads the reader on a journey up the story arc to the pivotal moment, and then just as deliberately guides the reader back down. Following the proposal story’s climactic moment, there’s still more action. What comes next is the methods section.
The methods section (which may be called the program description) of a proposal describes all the strategies and activities your agency will use, the personnel who will be employed, and the other resources that will be marshaled in order to achieve the objectives stated in the proposal. ...

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