Carefully crafted budgets demonstrate the depth of thought that a researcher has put into the design, implementation and management of a project. Try looking through the eyes of a reviewer and asking yourself these questions when helping with budget development:
The templates, tools, and references included here will help you identify, estimate, and organize project costs.
For more information about budget preparation, visit the Prepare a Budget section.
A strong budget verifies the cost of line items by showing how realistic cost estimates were arithmetically determined. The following websites may be useful in completing this essential task.