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ERIC Number: ED509412
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Sep
Pages: 25
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
Beyond the Award Letter: Fund Management for Leaders of Small Youth-Serving Organizations
Gager, Jenifer; Marchand, Vicky
Finance Project
This paper was created for executive directors, directors of finance and administration, and program managers of small youth-serving non-profit organizations. This guide supports and enhances the systems they use to manage grants and contracts. This guide is organized to use as a quick self-assessment of their fund management practices: (1) seven key steps to strengthen their fiscal operations; (2) quick tips for success; (3) common pitfalls; (4) checklists; (5) worksheets; (6) list of key terms; and (7) a sample budget. Key Terms Related to Grants and Contracts Management and Sample Program Budget by Funding Source are appended. (Contains 8 resources.) [Funding for this paper was provided by the Underage Tobacco Prevention: Philip Morris USA and the Youth Programs Resource Center.]
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Finance Project