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Overview of the Disposition Chapter

The Disposition chapter is an important part of a proposal document, particularly when the focus is on the final management or distribution of assets, property, or even the handling of remains. This chapter helps outline the intended plan for the assets at the end of a project, agreement, or life cycle. In business proposals, clarity in the disposition of assets ensures that all parties involved understand the outcomes and expectations clearly, which helps in preventing misunderstandings and promoting transparency.

How is the Disposition Chapter Used?

In a business proposal, the Disposition chapter is used to detail how various aspects and assets will be handled at the conclusion of an agreement or project. This could involve the sale, transfer, recycling, or donation of assets. For services involving estate planning or funeral arrangements, this chapter can describe how personal belongings or remains will be managed. This clarity is vital for providing peace of mind for clients and ensuring that all legal and emotional considerations are addressed.

What is Included in the Disposition Chapter?

Typically, the Disposition chapter includes:

  • A detailed description of each asset or item being discussed.
  • The proposed final handling of these assets or items (e.g., sale, transfer to another party, destruction, etc.).
  • Timelines for the disposition process.
  • Responsibilities of each party involved in the process.
  • Legal or regulatory considerations that need to be adhered to during the disposition.
  • Any costs associated with the process.


Use Case Examples for the Disposition Chapter

  • Finance: In a financial services proposal, detailing how a company will dispose of outdated financial documents securely.
  • Insurance: Describing the process of asset distribution after a claim settlement.
  • Legal: Outlining the distribution of assets in a will or trust.
  • Social Services: Proposing how personal belongings of deceased individuals under state care are to be handled.
  • Community: Detailing the distribution of assets or property in community development projects.
  • Faith-Based Organizations: Explaining the planned distribution of donations or assets after specific church events.
  • Actions: Describing the disposal methods of environmentally hazardous materials from a decommissioned facility.


Key Takeaways

  • The Disposition chapter is important for clearly outlining how assets and properties are to be managed at the end of a project or agreement.
  • It ensures all parties have clear expectations and understandings, which helps in preventing disputes and misunderstandings.
  • This chapter is and can be adapted for use in various industries including finance, legal, and social services.
  • Including detailed descriptions and responsibilities in the Disposition chapter increases transparency and accountability.
  • Proper use of the Disposition chapter can significantly enhance the professionalism and completeness of a business proposal, ensuring that all aspects of asset distribution are comprehensively covered.


The editable Disposition template - complete with the actual formatting, layout and graphics is available in the retail Proposal Packs.
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Related chapters may be used in conjunction with this chapter depending on your situation. Many related chapters are intended to be used together to form a more complex and integrated proposal.

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Document Layouts Using the Disposition Chapter

This template is used in the following template layouts.
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The Disposition chapter and other chapters are integrated into a Word document as illustrated here in the Proposal Pack Symbols #10 design theme. There are hundreds of design themes available, and every design theme includes the Disposition chapter template.

A proper business proposal will include multiple chapters. This chapter is just one of many you can build into your proposal. We include the complete fill-in-the-blank template in our Proposal Pack template collections. We also include a library of sample proposals illustrating how companies in different industries, both large and small, have written proposals using our Proposal Packs. This template will show you how to write the Disposition.

We include a chapter library for you to build from based on your needs. All proposals are different and have different needs and goals. Pick the chapters from our collection and organize them as needed for your proposal.

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Use the Disposition template to describe the final settlement and distribution of assets or property. This page could also be used to describe the disposition of remains for a funeral home services proposal.
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