Budget Details

Your budget is a plan – your best guess at how much your project is going to cost – and it can change somewhat once your project is underway. However, a successful budget component of a grant proposal package will account for all expenses associated with the proposed project. Include both personnel and non-personnel expenses.

There are usually 2 parts to the budget section, the budget form and the budget narrative:


As needed, find relevant supporting information from credible sources and be sure to cite them according to MLA Style or APA Style in both parenthetical citations and a Works Cited page.

Samples of Budgets

Pay attention to the ways that these budgets account for the activities in the corresponding sample Project Descriptions on the Project Description assignment page.

Grading criteria for the Budget

Adapted from OGWB and WGSBS