Writing Federal Proposals

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Course Information

This two-day workshop equips you to be a productive contributor on proposal teams in the federal market space. Taught from the perspective of a section author, the workshop replicates the experience of planning and writing a proposal section, from receiving instructions at a kickoff meeting to incorporating feedback from reviewers.

You will learn to:

  • Think like government evaluators of your proposal
  • Plan content and layout of federal proposal sections
  • Incorporate effective graphics and captions
  • Organize, write, and revise proposal text
  • Collaborate with other team members

In the workshop, you will be assigned to plan and write a proposal section for an actual federal proposal in collaboration with other team members, gaining insights into processes, tools, and sources of necessary information.


If you register 30 days prior to the start of the workshop, enter EARLYBIRD at checkout to receive $100 off your registration fee!


If you have any questions about this course or others, contact Mallary Price at mprice@shipleywins.com

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Who Should Attend
  • Proposal Contibutors
  • Proposal Mangers
  • Proposal Coordinators
  • Proposal Writers
  • Shipley Proposal Guide v4.1
  • Tools and Templates
  • Course Workbook



I took a lot of your teachings to heart, especially the pre-proposal planning, proposal development worksheets, and debriefing tips. As a result, my company had its best-ever month in new business acquisition…I now have a win rate of over 60 percent! Thank you for the seminars that have proven so valuable to me, my company, and my professional future.

Corporate Proposal Manager