Because sponsor requirements differ, the sample budget justifications below should be seen as a starting point, rather than one-size-fits-all. We’ve included some guidelines on what additional information particular sponsors require in the Annotated versions. However, it is essential to read the solicitation and the sponsor’s proposal preparation guidelines to see what is required for each individual proposal.
Budget Justifications for use with research sponsors:
- Sample Budget Justification for Non-Federal Research [DOCX]
- Sample Budget Justification for Federal Research [DOCX]
Budget Justifications for use with non-research sponsors: