Understanding a Budget Format in a Proposal

Introduction Budget is the most important part of any proposal. The budget depicts a clear picture of all expenditures involved in carrying out a research project. Any research project, right from its very inception, requires several activities involving the financial aspect. Therefore, it becomes necessary to focus on the budget and to ensure that it is clear and all the expenditures proposed are justified. Though, developing a budget is not much tedious task, provided the concepts regarding … [Read more...]

What should not be done with a Budget – for NGOs?

...Continued from the Main Page We have read about what NGOs can do with a budget: manage organizational expenses and income, plan project activities, fulfill donor expectations and also work towards long-term sustainability of the organization. Now we try to understand the essential things that should not be done with a budget. For example, we tend to believe that a budget submitted to a donor agency cannot be changed. Practically speaking, this is not true to some extent. Budgets can be … [Read more...]

Why budgets are so complicated for NGOs?

...Continued from the Main Page Developing budget is always a complicated task for NGOs especially when they need to develop a proposal and satisfy every entry given by the donor agency in the budget format. Sometimes it is easier to write a proposal than developing a budget to request funding. Budgets will continue to become more complicated. However, if you keep your financial system clear, the task of developing it also becomes simple. A typical budget developed by an international NGO for … [Read more...]

Completing the Proposal

The last parts of the proposal in the NED Grant Application comprise of the organizational background, interim assessment (applicable only for those applicants seeking a renewal of a previous grant) and the budget. The organizational background has to summarize information about the work of the NGO: its history, outreach, composition, legal status, board of directors, areas of focus, current donors and references. Much of this information has been covered in the Proposal Cover Sheet … [Read more...]

Completing the Proposal: NED Grants Program Application

The last parts of the proposal in the NED Grant Application comprise of the organizational background, interim assessment (applicable only for those applicants seeking a renewal of a previous grant) and the budget. The organizational background has to summarize information about the work of the NGO: its history, outreach, composition, legal status, board of directors, areas of focus, current donors and references. Much of this information has been covered in the Proposal Cover Sheet earlier. … [Read more...]

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