Data is frequently used within multi-year programs. This mainly involves data on the implementation/project side. NGOs exchange data on results and impact, and data on related costs. On the fundraising side, each donor partner also has a great need for data and information. Fundraisers have to "sell" the project, and to do that, they need a lot of information. Information about the concrete impact, about the participating partners, about the activities carried out.
How to cover this in your (donor) budgets or proposal?
Several donors are willing to cover innovative reporting tools. In many projects there is always a need and specific message to communicate with the constituency.