Budgeting specialist with over with 20 years experience helping all types of organizations with budgeting and forecasting, strategic planning and management reporting challenges.
Deep expertise in budgeting and planning for nonprofit organizations, delivering projects across international and cultural boundaries.
For large nonprofits that give out grants, puts in place reporting systems to ensure that funds are aligned with strategic objectives and can be accurately measured and assessed.
Founder of Rapid Performance with operations in the U.S. and Africa, implementing enterprise performance management (EPM) solutions for some of the largest nonprofits in the U.S., including Catholic Relief Services, The Red Cross and Lutheran World Relief.
An accounting practice by which overhead costs are assigned to programmatic areas and/or activities.
A charitable strategy in which the beneficiaries decide how to best allocate the funds awarded.
The tracking that is required by the government to demonstrate that a nonprofit or foundation's funds are administered within legal requirements, like tax law.
The tracking that occurs within an organization to account for what is spent, where, and for what. Internal compliance tracks the receipt of grant money and how it is spent, across specific activities, to ensure that the expenditures are in keeping with the directive of the grant.
Non-governmental organization that is also non-profit. The term NGO is more commonly used for organizations working internationally.
Nonprofit organization, a term more often used for U.S.-based organizations.
Performance-based budgeting allocates resources in a way that is directly tied to an organization's mission, goals and objectives. It is rooted in measurable results, but also assesses strategies and activities or outputs.
In accounting, the cost associated with a program that includes not just the costs of the activities, but all of the costs associated with them. True cost accounting traces direct costs and allocates indirect costs.