Budget Templates for Grant Writing

The following budget line items serve as a guide for writing REAL Essentials Foundations into a grant. Some budget line items may allow more than one option for adopting REAL Essentials services. For these circumstances, several templates are provided. If you have any questions, please contact the office so we can assist you. All numbers in forumlas are for example purposes and must be adjusted for your target numbers. 

 

Curriculum Certification

Choose one of the options below.

  • Host a local REAL Essentials Foundations certification training
    A minimum of 10 participants is required. For more than 10 participants, adjust the participants in the equations below for accurate total costs.
Item Justification Federal Non-Federal Total
Curriculum Certification 10 participants will receive curriculum and a 2-day REAL Essentials Foundations certification training.
- Curriculum: 10 x $399 (per person fee) = $3,990
- Participant Training Fee: 10 Participants x $450 (per person fee) = $4500
- Total: $8,490
$8,490 $ $8,490
  • Send participant(s) to attend a REAL Essentials Certification Training.
    Check the calendar for training dates.
Item Justification Federal Non-Federal Total
Individual Curriculum Certification Participants will receive curriculum and 2-day REAL Essentials Foundations Certification Training. (Company) will send participants to the earliest available training. Travel expenses are itemized in the travel section of the budget.
- Curriculum: 1 x $399 = $399
- Participant Training Fee: 1 participant x $450 = $450
- Total: $849
$849 $ $849

 

Student Workbooks

Choose one of the options below.

  • Order REAL Essentials workbooks directly from CRE.
Item Justification Federal Non-Federal Total
Student Workbooks 500 students will receive a workbook for REAL Essentials Advance
- $8 x 500 Workbooks = $4,000                                            
$4,000 $ $4,000
  • Secure a licensing agreement with CRE and print workbooks locally.
    This option allows for a customized scope and sequence and is more cost effective if large quantities are required. The licensing fee is $500 and covers the first 250 workbooks. A $2 royalty fee applies to each additional workbook printed. Contact the CRE office for more details. Please adjust printing costs with estimates from your printer of choice. 
Item Justification Federal Non-Federal Total
Student Workbooks 500 students will receive a workbook for REAL Essentials Advance. For cost effectiveness, (Company) will secure a licensing agreement and print the workbooks locally.
- Annual Licensing fee: $500 (includes the first 250 workbooks)
- Additional workbook royalty:
- ($2 x 250 Workbooks) = $500
- Printing: $4 x 500 = $2,000 
- Total: $3,000
$3,000 $ $3,000

 

Curriculum Accessories

  • REAL Essentials Love Well Magazine
    Engage young adults with relevant and powerful content they can apply right away in their current or future relationships. Content empowers readers with necessary information about what makes relationships work through interactive articles they can share with friends and or romantic partners. Topics include relationship red flags, the influence of alcohol and drugs’ in relationships, creative dating ideas, and effective communication strategies. Magazines are sold in multiples of 100. Price includes shipping.
Item Justification Federal Non-Federal Total
REAL Essentials Love Well Magazine A magazine based on REAL Essentials content and lessons written in approachable articles that remind young adults about healthy relationship skills and gives them an opportunity to talk to parents and peers.
- Magazine: $65/100 x 5 (500 students) = $325
$325 $ $325
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