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Financial Management Essentials - Handbook for NGOs
Mango's Handbook is a comprehensive introduction to the essentials of financial management for NGOs. It is ideal for those with little experience of finance.
- Designing a finance system
- Planning and budgets
- Understanding accounts
- Financial reports
- Safeguarding your assets
- Managing audit
The Handbook is not a substitute for a training course! You can learn more about these topics on our highly rated training courses including Practical Financial Management for NGOs: Getting the Basics Right (FM1) and Financial Management for Effective Programmes (FM3).
The latest version (august 2012) is available in English. Previous versions are available in other languages, see below.
Download it here:
English version, March 2013
- Mango's Handbook for NGOs in English - (March 2013)
Other languages (earlier versions):
- Mango's FM1 Course handbook in French (May 08)
- Mango's FM1 Course Handbook in Latin American Spanish (Feb 09)
Mango's FM1 Course Handbook in Portuguese (Oct 09).
The following handbooks have been translated by partners who have very kindly allowed us to share them for other NGOs to use. Mango does not accept responsibility for the accuracy of the translation.
- Mango's FM1 Course Handbook in Arabic (translated Aug 08)
- Mango's FM1 Course Handbook in Russian (translated 2007)
- Mango's FM1 Course Handbook (main text only) in Bahasa Indonesia (translated 2008)
- Mango's FM1 Course Handbook (main text only) in Lao (translated 2010)
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