Grants:Project/Kiwix/User Experience/Finances

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proposal people timeline & progress finances midpoint report final report


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
Contractor CHF 35,000.00 CHF 72,450.00 CHF (37,450.00)
UX designer CHF 20,000.00 CHF 20,038.00 CHF (38.00)
Hackathon CHF 10,000.00 n/a CHF 10,000.00
Project management and other random costs CHF 12,000.00 CHF 4,846.50 CHF 7,153.50
Total CHF 77,000.00 CHF 87,334.50 CHF (20,334.50)


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]

We request an extra CHF 7,700.00 (10% of the grant's total) to cover part of the budget overrun.

Rationale[edit]

As explained in our report, the backend work turned into a nightmare around the end of June, which further compounded the cost overrun we were already expecting when our Senior dev had to cover for the junior developer we were supposed to have for the UX implementation. We cut costs as much as we could (for instance, we found another way to pay for the hackathon), but we still end up with a 25% cost overrun. This is not good, and we will shoulder most of the extra expense, ie everything above the acccepted 10% variance (that is, of course, if you guys accept it).