Management Accounting for Non-Governmental Organisations
The Management Accounting for Non-Governmental Organisations (MANGO) is a United Kingdom-based NGO that helps aid agencies, NGOs and nonprofits to work more effectively.
MANGO is conducting a course entitled ‘Budgeting for Project Proposals: How to Write Budgets that Win Funds’ on 9 November 2012 in Nairobi, Kenya.
The course is specially designed for NGO staff who are involved in the preparation of budgets to accompany project funding proposals. It is suitable for both finance and non-finance staff who are new to, or wish to develop existing skills in, budgeting for proposals.
Participants should already have a working knowledge of the narrative aspects of funding proposals, including the layout and application of project logframes.
The final balance of course content will be decided by those attending the course, according to their interests and training needs.
The final balance of course content will be decided by those attending the course, according to their interests and training needs. The emphasis of the course is on practicing budgeting techniques for funding proposals in general, including:
- What the donor is looking for in a project budget;
- Linking the budget with the project description in a funding proposal;
- Coding structures in budgeting;
- How to budget for central support (‘core’) costs;
- Preparing a fully-costed budget using the activity-based budgeting technique;
- Preparing budgets in donor formats;
- Preparing a project cashflow forecast.
To book, refer to www.mango.org.uk/Training/Book/751.
For more about this course, refer to www.mango.org.uk/Training/BE2.
For more about the Management Accounting for Non-Governmental Organisations, refer to www.mango.org.uk.