Step-by-step guidance, insider tips, and all the tools you need tocreate budgets and financial plans that win grants
Grants are a major source of funding in the nonprofit sector, andnonprofits invest considerable time, effort, and resources intoobtaining them. A key aspect of any successful grant applicationinitiative is budgeting and financial planning. A well-craftedbudget, clearly delineating when, where, and how grant moneys willbe applied, goes a long way toward selling a grantor on anapplicant's vision. Unfortunately, many nonprofit professionalslack the know-how required to create budgets that instill grantorswith confidence. This book fills that much-needed gap. AuthorsJames Aaron Quick and Cheryl Carter New walk you through the entirebudgeting process, providing invaluable insider tips, guidelines,and rules of thumb. More importantly, they provide you withindispensable guidance including a complete, step-by-step budgetingsystem, with each step fully documented and accompanied by anarsenal of powerful tools, plus much more to help you transformyour organization's vision-and mission-into reality.