Grants For Growing Budget Page
Be specific and quantifiable for line items
Ensure that items listed in your budget are discussed in your grant narratives
Ensure the TOTAL amount equals a whole dollar amount. CORRECT = 100.00; INCORRECT = $99.68
Allowable Expense Examples
Transportation to and from service sites
Educational outreach materials
Vegetation - Ex: fruits, vegetables, trees, seeds, etc.
Other expendable materials - Ex: chicks, feed, mulch, etc.
Small Equipment Purchases - Ex: tiller, tools, etc.
Non-Allowable Expense Examples
Stipends or scholarships to students or the chapter
Indirect costs (cost of administering the grant funds)
Travel to or from state or national convention
T-shirts and giveaways
Categories to Include
Non-Expendable Equipment Costs
Materials & Supplies
Expendable items having a useful life up to one year. Examples include educational outreach materials, seeds, soil, etc.
Marketing & Communication
Any other anticipated costs that are not included above. Examples include, equipment rental, animal medicines, animal feed, etc.