Table of contents for The budget-building book for nonprofits : a step-by-step guide for nonprofit managers and boards / by Murray Dropkin and Bill LaTouche.


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UNDERSTANDING BUDGETING BASICS.
Why Budgets and Budgeting Are Important to Nonprofits.
Understanding Basic Types of Nonprofit Budgets: Overview.
Key Board and Staff Roles and Responsibilities in Nonprofit Budgeting.
Establishing Budget Guidelines, Priorities and Goals.
How Different Sources and Types of Income Can Affect Budgeting.
Strategies for Developing Organizationwide Operating Budgets.
STEP-BY-STEP BUDGETING GUIDELINES.
Start with the Budget-Building Checklist.
Designing Your Budgeting Policies and Procedures.
Creating Your Budgeting CalAndar.
Orienting Program and Department Managers to Budgeting.
Contents of the Annual Budget Preparation Package.
Developing Organizationwide Operating Budgets.
Developing Operating Budgets for Individual Programs, Units, or Activities.
Major Components of Operating Budgets.
Estimating Income and Expenses.
Allocating Administrative, Overhead and Shared Costs.
Revising Draft Operating Budgets.
Presenting Your Annual Budget Proposal to the Board.
Board Review, Revision, and Approval of the Final Budget.
Monitoring and Modifying Approved Budgets.
Using Your Budget.
PRACTICAL BUDGETING RESOURCES.
Appendix A. Blank Master for Creating a Program/Unit Work Plan.
Appendix B. Sample Blank Budget Formats.
Appendix C. Examples of Financial Reports for Analyzing and Monitoring Income and Expenses.
Appendix D. Tools for Analyzing Financial Reports and Planning Corrective Action.
Appendix E. Example of a Detailed Organizationwide Budget.
Appendix F. Miscellaneous Budgeting Checklists and Examples.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Nonprofit organizations Finance, Budget in business