There are three parts to this assignment.
Part 1: Complete the attached Grant Proposal Budget Detail Planner Worksheet.
Part 2: Complete a Budget Narrative. See attachment for detailedinstructions. The budget narrative is written last. It is a detailed written explanation for all the proposed expenses detailed on the Budget Detail Planner Worksheet. Each category from the Budget Detail Planner Worksheet must be justified by clearly explaining the relationship between the proposed activities and the expenditures. For example, if you list that you need two counselors, describe why you need two counselors and justify the salary (research counselor salaries in your area).
Part 3: Revise and edit your draft Executive Summary submitted in Topic 7 using feedback provided by your instructor. Submit the final revised Executive Summary.
While APA style is not required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected, and documentation of sources should be presented using APA formatting guidelines, which can be found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.
This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.
This benchmark assesses competency 4.4: Use workload measurements of organizational units to allocate resources and create work schedules that will result in efficient staffing and resource deployment for an agency.
JUS-515 Topic 8 Budget Narrative
Review the Bureau of Justice Assistance Grant Writing and Management Academy website. Click on Budget and listen to the presentation on Budget Development, Budget/Detail Categories and Budget Narrative. You may want to click on the video transcript to read a copy.
Video Transcript: https://www.bja.gov/gwma/module5/index.html
Create a Budget Narrative of 1,500-2,000 words. The Budget Narrative must include a detailed description of the following:
As you create your budget narrative ask yourself the following:
JUS-515 Topic 8 – Budget Detail Planner Worksheet
Review the BJA Grant Writing and Management Academy Budget Development document by clicking on the link below.
Create a budget for your grant using the following planning worksheet.
Budget Categories: Insert additional rows as needed.
|Personnel Title/Position||Brief Job Description||Salary||% of time: full-time, half-time, etc.||Fringe Benefits|
|Total Personnel Expenditures||$|
Travel: List each position that will involve travel while on the job. Estimate travel (mileage) to and from a site within the targeted area during work hours. Find the per diem rate for your state or jurisdiction.
|Personnel Title/Position||Amount of time per month||Estimated cost|
|Total Travel Expenditures||$|
Equipment: (e.g., computers)
|Equipment ($5,000.00 or more total cost)||Purpose||Estimated cost|
|Total Equipment Expenditures||$|
Supplies: (e.g., copy paper, pens, pencils, anything that the program will need to effectively function)
|Supplies (Less than $5,000.00)||Purpose||Estimated cost|
|Total Supplies Expenditures||$|
Evaluation/Consultants & Contracts:
|Outside Evaluator’s (Estimate a consultant’s cost in your area, including their travel to your site, and/or other expenses for evaluation only.)||Purpose||Estimated cost|
|Total Evaluation Expenditures||$|
In-Kind (e.g., space, volunteers, equipment, supplies)
|In-kind donations/value savings (Do not include in your final total grant proposal request)||Purpose||Estimated cost savings|
Total Cost of Proposed Grant: $___________________
(All categories including In-Kind. Your overall budget may exceed the $100,000 cap.)
Total In-Kind Savings (minus): – $___________________
Total Grant Proposal Request: $_100,000_____________