Operating Budget

Help Urban Dreams Music and Arts put together a detailed operating budget covering at least one full fiscal year and provide expert advice on managing cash flow.
Urban Dreams Music and Arts
Dallas, TX, USA
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Dallas, TX, USA


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Posted March 4th

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What We Need
  • A detailed Operating Budget covering at least one full fiscal year
  • Expert advice on how to reconcile actual expenses with budgeted expenses
Additional Details

We are in need of an operating budget of our organization and programs. This is new to us so we need the help of a professional to ensure that we have a budget.

What We Have In Place
  • We currently have I proposed budget, which should make it easy for you to get started. We also have Expense report, and the ability to provide any other information you need.
How This Will Help
This project will save us $9,114 , allowing us to put more funds towards helping kids purchase instruments to participate in our program.

The project will help our organization achieve our goals because it will aid our organization in knowing how much funding is needed to run our organizations. It will also be instrumental in stream lining our processes.

Project Plan

Prep: Distribution of Prep Materials
  • Volunteer Manager provides Professional with materials currently being used for financial planning, such as the current operating budget or chart of accounts, and current financial statements
  • Volunteer Manager also provides any additional materials that will affect budgeting, such as a fundraising plan, earned income plan, or business plan
Milestone 1: Information Gathering & Outline
  • Professional does additional due diligence to address any questions or issues
  • Professional creates a detailed outline for the budget, to be shared with Volunteer Manager for feedback
Milestone 2: Budget Creation
  • Professional creates budget and shares it with the Volunteer Manager for feedback
  • Professional incorporates any feedback into the model for final draft version
Milestone 3: Explanation & Training
  • Professional delivers the budget, alongside a detailed written or verbal explanation of how the budget should be utilized and modified in the future
  • Professional provides advice on how to record and reconcile actual expenses against the budget
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About The Org

Urban Dreams Music and Arts
Our Mission

Our mission is to build and sustain a community fine arts program that supports the dreams, goals and overall academic success of students' grades 3 - 12 through music and dance education. Urban Dreams wishes to strengthen local band programs, increase college readiness and develop talent for collegiate and professional instrumental music ensembles. Through music theory, instructional learning and digital media, we challenge scholars to be creators and innovators as they develop their own sound.

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