Budget Checklists

Each Southern SARE grant Call for Proposal requires a budget and a budget narrative that explains why each cost in the budget is needed to complete a project.

The following budget checklists are intended to assist applicants with designing their budget of allowable expenses per the requirements of the specific grant program they are applying for.

Research and Education Budget Checklist

Professional Development Program Grant Budget Checklist

Graduate Student Grant Budget Checklist

On-Farm Research Grant Budget Checklist

Producer Grant Budget Checklist


The Southern SARE Professional Development Program, an effort where state agricultural coordinators provide support for sustainable agriculture education and outreach strategies, allows each state to choose one of two levels of participation: State Plan of Work and a Model State Program.

For state ag coordinators whose states have Model State Programs in place, use the following budget checklists when submitting your annual budget for the Model State Training Program and Model State Program Assistant.

Model State Training Program Checklist

Model State Program Assistant Checklist