Money Skills: The Basics

Links to resources for finding the money and training in financial management.

alt fundsforngos.org compiles the latest international funding opportunities, call for proposals, grant awards and other globally relevant funds for NGOs around the world. It also lists scholarships, trainings and fellowships and offers webinars and other online resources.

Training in Financial Management is provided by (among others):

alt Mango 97A St. Aldates, Oxford OX1 1BT, UK www.mango.org.uk

• Runs training courses in financial management for NGOs

• Any NGO which is concerned about their ability to manage financially should look at Mango's "Guide to Financial Management for NGOs".

• Check Mango's online calendar of training events, including overseas programmes. They are increasing the numbers of courses in Africa and Asia. Full course outlines and booking information are available by emailing the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

altINTRAC 65 George St., Oxford OX1 2BE, UK www.intrac.org

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for courses for NGOs on capacity building, financial management etc.

Finding the money...

alt Download our folder Guide to Fundraising and, if you are starting this activity, read "The Realities of Fund-raising".

alt Use Writing a Project Proposal for Funding

alt If you have a website, make sure it is a donor-friendly website

Emergencies...

alt 'Financial management for emergencies – a survival guide for humanitarian programme managers' is a website that can be downloaded as a single file for viewing offline. It will help you to make sure that you have:

• A useful budget
• Good relationships with donors
• Enough cash
• The right finance staff
• Systems to record where money is coming from and going to
• Systems to control how money is used

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