By James Aaron Quick
Step by step suggestions, insider suggestions, and all of the instruments you must create budgets and fiscal plans that win grants
delivers are an immense resource of investment within the nonprofit region, and nonprofits make investments huge time, attempt, and assets into acquiring them. A key element of any winning supply program initiative is budgeting and monetary making plans. A well-crafted funds, essentially delineating while, the place, and the way supply moneys may be utilized, is going a ways towards promoting a grantor on an applicant's imaginative and prescient. regrettably, many nonprofit execs lack the knowledge required to create budgets that instill grantors with self assurance. This publication fills that much-needed hole. Authors James Aaron fast and Cheryl Carter New stroll you thru the whole budgeting method, delivering worthwhile insider assistance, instructions, and principles of thumb. extra importantly, they supply you with fundamental information together with an entire, step by step budgeting procedure, with every one step totally documented and followed via an arsenal of robust instruments, plus even more that can assist you remodel your organization's vision-and mission-into fact.
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Extra info for Grant Seeker's Budget Toolkit (Wiley Nonprofit Law, Finance and Management Series)
Before moving to the next characteristic of a problem statement, it needs to be said emphatically that grants are not always the answer to your need for money. For many problems and solutions, a funding method other than a grant must be found. Fund-raising is often much more appropriate for a particular problem and solution than seeking a < previous page page_33 next page > < previous page page_34 next page > Page 34 grant. This brings us to New-Quick Homily Two: Grant Seeking Is Not Fund-Raising.
Questions about your organization and community should not pose any difficulty at all. Questions about the problem should not pose difficulties either. Perhaps right now that is not obvious, but by the end of this chapter, we hope you agree. The only category with difficulty is the project, your solution to the problem. If, however, you have the project fully developed and know everything there is to know about it ahead of time, then answering even these questions will be simple. And that is the truth of the matter.
The answers already exist in three places: your organization and community, your problem, and your project. What is needed is a process for developing projects independent of a grant maker's request for proposal. That process begins with the problem statement. The following list contains the characteristics of a good problem statement of the short form, single-sentence variety: Characteristics of a Problem Statement The problem aligns with your organization. The problem focuses on people. Problem statements cannot be circular.