Project budgeting essentials

Using practical examples, learn how to plan, develop, monitor and report on a budget for funding proposals and projects, keep track of grants from multiple donors and monitor your cash flow.

Who is it for?

This course is suitable for people who are new to budgeting or using and understanding financial information.

What you will learn

  • Why good budgeting means good development
  • How to plan, monitor and report against your budget
  • A structured method for managing funding from different donors
  • The importance of cost control and forecasting cash flow
  • How budgets and accounting statements fit together


  • Budget statements and why organisations use them
  • Hands-on experience of budget statements
  • Donor funding grids and monitoring budgets
  • Cash flow and linking budgets to the year-end statements

Course prices

Band 1


Band 2

Bond members >£2M annual spend

Band 3

Bond members <£2M annual spend

* 10% off if you book 8 weeks in advance; 5% off 3 or more bookings.

Contact us for special discounts if you're a student or unemployed.


off if you book early*


off multiple bookings*

Event dates

Thursday, July 4, 2019

18 places available

Monday, December 2, 2019

18 places available


Gopal Rao

Gopal has over thirty years' experience in the sector as a consultant and senior leader.


8 All Saints Street
N1 9RL
United Kingdom