Rethinking Budgeting for Change Makers

Welcome to Rethinking Budgeting for Change Makers. There are two documents for your review.

Comparing Rethinking Budget to the Traditional Budget – Exploiting dissatisfaction with the status quo is often a powerful change strategy. This short document makes case for moving beyond the traditional budget by showing how Rethinking Budgeting can overcome weaknesses of the traditional budget, while also providing substitutes for the strengths of the traditional budget.

A Guidebook for Using the Rethinking Budgeting Readiness Assessment Tool – Local governments can benefit from a roadmap for the Rethinking Budging journey. This document is a guide to how you can determine your readiness for the journey and where your best opportunities might be. It includes an evaluation tool that will be useful for evaluation, planning, and dialogue geared toward organizational change.