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LeRoy Boikai

Budget template for grant applications

Accounting & Finance

Project details

Target skills

  • Accounting
  • Cost analysis
  • Financial analysis

This organization has completed 6 projects on Taproot+

Project need

My organization is about to embark upon grant writing for larger dollar amounts but I don't have the know-how in developing a budget. I need a skilled volunteer to help develop a generic budget template for use with a variety of grants. 2019 presents a scaling up opportunity for VIP. We want to launch a social enterprise to manufacture improved cookstoves to replace traditional African methods and help reduce the impact of climate change in Liberia through reduced biofuel use. We now have the opportunity to apply for large renewable energy grants that require a well-developed budget that captures all the significant line items needed to open and operate a manufacturing plant in Liberia. I have a sense of some of the key elements needed to undertake such an enterprise and can work closely with a volunteer to scope out the necessary items required in a budget proposal for a major grant.

Organization's mission

To enhance the quality of life for village communities in rural Liberia through service and education. As the Village Improvement Project (VIP) launches its service to rural village communities in Liberia, we, the members of the Village Improvement Project, remain dedicated to our mission. Our dedication, concern, money, and time given to the well being of residents of rural communities are, and will continue to be, constant. While working alongside other dedicated volunteers, we have abundant opportunities to enrich our own lives through volunteer work while enriching the lives of those we intend to impact. There are many areas through which this can be accomplished.

Overall, VIP will become involved in programs concerning women, children, literacy, health, and the environment in rural communities in Liberia.

Through our health program, villagers will be informed about prevalent medical problems affecting children and adults such as malaria, and will be encouraged to adopt methods for optimizing their own physical health and quality of life; and through our “eliminate the darkness” campaign, villagers will be encouraged to replace kerosene lamps with solar lanterns and open-fire cooking method with cleaner burning rocket stoves.

Step 1: Apply

Send the below info, and if interested, the nonprofit will select a time for a phone interview. You'll get a confirmation with everything you need to know.

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Step 2: Interview

You'll have a 30 minute call to discuss the scope and deliverables of the project directly with LeRoy Boikai, and for them to confirm you're a good fit.

Step 3: Start

Once accepted, you'll be able to get right to work. We will check in with you periodically to make sure you have everything you need.