KaitlynRichardson Posts: 3✭✭
edited November 2022 in Grants & Scholarships
We are looking for a new budget form for our applicants to use to upload in their application. Preferably a budget that contains a spreadsheet for the project budget as well as a spreadsheet for the applicant's full organizational budget. Does anyone have one they would like to share with us?
Thanks so much!
JamesPatterson Posts: 8
I've attached the one that we use. It's worked pretty well for us. Good luck!
Thanks so much James!
Our forms are separate, but I'm happy to share both templates. We also offer the option for applicants to upload an annual budget in their preferred format (in addition to completing our form).
Hi Kaitlyn, I've attached our newest Grant Budget & Cost Form in case it helps :-)
Looks like you've been getting some sample templates, which is great. I'm pleased with how responsive this online community is.
I do want to take this moment to suggest that there's a growing voice (and body of evidence) in the foundation world that budget templates are not best practice, especially when focused on equitable outcomes.
Unfortunately, I don't have a lot of sources to suggest at this moment, but I'm sure many of our colleagues here could probably help. You might start with Trust-Based Philanthropy Project or with Peak Grantmaking's 5 Principles. I'm also attaching a good worksheet on equitable grantmaking.
I wish you the best in your grant practices, and look forward to more collective learning (in this forum and elsewhere) about addressing equity through grantmaking.
All my best,
We do not ask for an organization budget. Only project budget and any cost sharing.
Please see the attached template. Hope that it is helpful.
This is our simplified project budget sheet.
@KaitlynRichardson and others,
Check out this other thread for details on #FixTheForm, which includes an effort to stop using budget templates: