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This Table of Contents below lists ALL available templates including Remove the entries for pages you are not using in your proposal. See the Proposal Pack documentation for instructions on how to select specific set of templates for your proposal.
Most proposals in any industry will start with the Cover Letter Title Page Executive Summary and Cost Summary. Additional templates are added as needed based on the size and type of the proposal and the needs of the client project and your company.
The average business proposal is to pages in length. very small proposal may be to pages while very large proposal can be hundreds of pages long. very short proposal usually does not require Table of Contents. government grant proposal could average pages in length.
If you are responding to government grant RFP also read the supplemental manual on writing government grant proposals as the process to come up with Table of Contents is more involved than with general business proposals.
The list of templates included in Proposal Pack below is an all inclusive list meant for use in all types of proposals general business technical non technical product sales service sales grant funding business plans resumes book publishing quotes contracts government contracts business documents etc.
There are no industry standards for which chapters to include in business proposal or what order to include them in. The suggestions offered here are only suggestions based on years of research and proposal best practices. Choose your templates and adjust the ordering of the pages based on your specific needs.
Also look at the Sample Proposals included with this Proposal Pack to see examples of templates used for specific proposals.
If you also purchased our optional Proposal Pack Wizard for Windows you can use that software automation tool to streamline the process of selecting your documents and building your Table of Contents using Wizard interface.
Additional Table of Contents examples are provided further below for technical and non technical business proposals grant funding proposals business plan funding proposals book publishing proposals resumes and government contracts.