Grants:Project/Free Knowledge Africa/Finances

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Budget[edit]

Below is your approved budget. Please use this table to keep track of actual funds spent for each line item and list the difference from the approved budget at the end of the grant period.

Expense Approved amount Actual funds spent Difference
Internet 500 500 0
Online meeting platform 100 100 0
Administrative costs for the project 2500 2500 0
Social media promotions and website 300 300 0
Internet support for participants 600 600 0
Prizes for contest winners 1000 1000 0
miscellaneous 500 500 0
Total 5500 5500 0


Request changes[edit]

We understand that sometimes plans change. Please use this button to request approval for changes to your grant’s budget while your project is in progress. Any variation of 20% or more to any line item in your budget must be approved by staff here before you make the change (for projects with budgets of $15,000 or more, the accepted variance is 10%).



Budget change request[edit]

Budget change request[edit]

2500 USD additional amount is requested for administrative and project management. It will be moved from the following line items: Internet data support to participants and organisers, Prizes for contest winners, Online meeting platform for participants, Social media promotions and Website for the project.

ITEM TOTAL USD NOTES
Internet 500 Internet support and logistics for project organizers
Online meeting platform 100 Zoom platform for training
Administrative costs for the project 2500 To make sure all the processes for the project are on time.
Social media promotions and Website 300 Promoting awareness about the project and getting new participants onboard
Internet data support to participants 600 Internet support to participants to promote participation
Prizes for contest winners 1000 Prizes to be issued out to the various contest winners
Total 5000
Miscellaneous 500 10% of total budget expense
Amount requested 5500

Administrative and Project Management cost

S/n Items Unit hourly rate(USD) No. hours/week weekly pay(USD) Number of weeks Total pay(USD) Remarks
1 Project manager 1 25 10 250 5 1,250
2 Training officer 1 25 10 250 5 1,250
Total cost USD 2,500
Budget Narrative

Project Manager: This is a task for an experienced Project manager who will work for 10hrs per week at the rate of $25/hr (10hrs x $25). The project manager will work for a total of 5 weeks (i.e. 5 weeks at $250 per week).

Key notes
  • Hourly rate= $25
  • Hours per week = 10hrs
  • Project duration= 5 weeks
  • Unit= One person

Training officer: This is a task for an experienced trainer who will work for 10hrs per week at the rate of $25/hr (10hrs x $25). The training officer will work for a total of 5 weeks (i.e. 5 weeks at $250 per week).

Key notes
  • Hourly rate= $25
  • Hours per week = 10hrs
  • Project duration= 5 weeks
  • Unit= One person

Rationale[edit]

I would like to request some changes to the project budget expenses, due to a review of the comments from the grant committee and a discussion with the project team on the best way to successfully implement and achieve the project target and outcomes.

Approval[edit]

Noting here that the Program Officer's review, comments, and approval on 16 August 2021 are posted in the discussion page Grants talk:Project/Free Knowledge Africa/Finances. -- JTud (WMF), Grants Administrator (talk) 20:14, 22 November 2021 (UTC)