Full Cost Recovery: The Strategy and Mechanics

Full Cost Recovery: The Strategy and Mechanics

This course covers the strategies and tactics for strengthening your NGO’s indirect cost recovery approach in a dynamic, evolving funding environment. Designed to enhance the ability of NGO staff to effectively manage their programs and maintain donor compliance, this highly participatory course will help you evaluate your methods for calculating indirect costs and determine if you’re maximizing your rates of cost recovery. 

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Evaluate cost allocation structures and methods based on your NGO’s current funding mix
  • Apply alternative approaches to structuring overhead accounts and allocation methods
  • Manage the different ways funders regulate overhead payments
  • Develop best practices to budget for various donors
  • Navigate the basics of the US Government’s Negotiated Indirect Cost Rate Agreement (NICRA)
  • Navigate the funder landscape using a decision-making model for testing whether systems change is worth it

Practice areas

Finance

Upcoming dates for this course

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Apr 29, 2019 to Apr 30, 2019 Washington, DC, United States English Register Now