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Technical Writing Essentials Research Guide (ENG 355:202)

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A BUDGET is a categorical list of anticipated project costs that represent the best estimates of the funds needed to support the work described in a proposal. A budget consists of all direct costs, facilities and administrative costs, and cost sharing commitments proposed.


A Plan Now – Assessment Tool Later

Over the course of the project, many different stakeholders are going to review the budget, and refer back to it. The decisions made now at the proposal stage will continue through the life of the project, and others will make decisions based on it at future stages. Therefore, it is time well spent to prepare a reasonable budget. A reasonable budget is one that is based upon actual costs when possible. The budget will become an integral part of the obligation to the sponsor/investor, particularly regarding time/effort commitments.

Budget Resources

Salary Information


Facilities & Administrative Rates


General Office Supplies


Digitization

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