Budgeting for Programs, Grants and the Organization

Written in 2016, this comprehensive budgeting manual from CompassPoint Nonprofit Services includes examples and case studies. The document aims to help the reader accomplish the following:

  • Assess their organization’s effectiveness in its budgeting process and identify areas for improvement.
  • Understand the value of connecting annual budget planning with establishing overall organizational goals.
  • Effectively estimate total program costs.
  • Compile a realistic income forecast.
  • Identify who should be involved in monitoring the budget.
  • Explore different budget to actual report formats that meet the needs of a variety of audiences.

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