The following are some hints and tips to consider when using this template:
Scale as Needed. There may be some things in this template that you don’t need. Scale it as needed.
Use the Sponsor. You may not know the answers to many of the items on this template. Make sure you talk at length with the potential sponsor. They can offer you a great deal of direction and support.
Danger, Will Robinson. A project proposal is not a project plan! It simply provides the project manager with the authority to plan the project. Nothing more, nothing less. As a result, the estimated numbers in the project proposal tend to be at a very high-level.
"Far out in the uncharted backwaters of the unfashionable end of the Western Spiral arm of the galaxy lies a small unregarded yellow sun. Orbiting this at a distance of roughly 98 million miles is an utterly insignificant little blue-green planet whose ape-descended life forms are so amazingly primitive that they still think digital watches are a pretty neat idea..."