Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is

8 Pages Posted: 29 Dec 2008 Last revised: 3 Feb 2010

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Elli Malki

Financial-Tip; Hebrew University - M.A. in Management of Nonprofit and Community Organizations; Rothberg International School of the HU - MA in Nonprofit Management and Leadership; Ben Gurion University - Mandel Social Leadership MBA Program

Date Written: December 1, 2008

Abstract

This article presents a method for nonprofits to calculate a budgetary allocation which is consistent with their strategic goals. The method is based on the application of Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP) to budgetary allocation. A proposed index, which is based on a comparison between the calculated budgetary allocation and the actual one, can help nonprofits to determine the level of fit between their goals and their budgetary priorities.

This article is now part of my new book: Measuring the things that count: Quantitative methods for the management of nonprofits. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing (January 25, 2010).

Keywords: budgetary allocation, nonprofit, decision making, strategic goals

JEL Classification: D78, L31, C63

Suggested Citation

Malki, Elli, Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is (December 1, 2008). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1320923 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1320923

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