How do I put a budget together for my proposal?

Check the donor's guidelines to confirm the maximum amount awarded and determine what costs are allowable. Consider carefully what it will cost to do your project, then fill in our budget outline, including all potential costs you can think of. You can also download our budget spreadsheet, which includes current rates and formulas that calculate totals for you: <p>This Excel template uses common budget categories and is based on a 3-year grant period. Some of its cells contain formulas that automatically calculate results for you based on what you've entered in previous cells. For example, cell B26 calculates the amount of fringe benefits for each year based on what you've entered for salary in the cells above. If you need help using this template, please contact SRO.</p>Generic budget spreadsheet

If you have trouble making the numbers work, consult us for help with fine-tuning!