There can be different formats that you can find when it comes to project proposals or research proposals. Although a lot of these formats have numerous similarities with each other, there are a few subtle differences that can actually help you know whether that format is appropriate for the type of proposal that you are going to do.
A very important step that you should do is to familiarize yourself with the exact purpose of your proposal so that you will know what subheads should best be in the proposal format that you will be using. Another thing that you can do is to look at the format thoroughly and read through the guide questions under each subhead. Most formats today already have questions under each subhead to let people know what data or information to include under that portion of the paper.
If the questions are very much relevant to your proposal, then you can sue that format and you won’t have any type of difficulty grouping your information into the specific subheads. You also need to check whether the flow of the format is correct. The subheads must not be mixed together and the format must show the progression of events. This means that the conclusion must not be before the problem or vice versa.