How to Structure a Concept Note


Start the concept note with a title. The header section would include information submitted along with the date of submission. It is important to keep in mind that the title should be short; however, it should be such that it reflects information about the project.

Introduction or Background

Mention the background of the issue, which you are trying to address and possibly solve. Introduce the idea. Mention statistics to address the issue and define the root cause of the problem. It would be wise to provide references in order to support the statistics.

Goals and Objectives

Write the objectives and the goal, which you want to achieve through this project.

Expected Results

Mention the expected results. It would be wise to use statistics.

Innovation and Uniqueness

Mention the innovation and uniqueness, explain why your project stands out, how it fills a gap in society and in this regard show how your project would be a wise choice for a prospective stakeholder.

Additionally mention and use this section to justify required budget for the project; however, the information should be comprehensive and not very detailed.

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