Budgets, funding & Spending
How do you manage your budget for your program? Specifically, do you ever rely on outside contributors/program sponsors to assist? Do you ever go into a deficit? If so, what do you do?
I am asking a lot of questions because we really need answers. My program hasn't had a budget increase... ever. And with the costs of food (along with everything else) taking off, I am wondering how others handle it.
I have long thought of approaching corporations for sponsorship; I am just wondering if the cash situation is any better for most of corporate America. We currently do a MAJOR amount of fund raising for our community service and our students' trip for overseas service. How much squeezing is left?