The project proposal is the key to promoting a project idea. The quality of the proposal often determines whether a project receives funding and can be implemented. But what actually is a project proposal? How does it have to be structured and what information does it have to contain in order to convince donors of the idea and receive funding? What are the dos and don’ts in the project proposal? The Input “Project Proposal: How to convince donors of your idea” will address all of these questions, with a special focus on the Federal Foreign Office’s program “Expanding Cooperation with Civil Society in Eastern Partnership Countries and Russia”.