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Less Successful Examples of Budget/Cost Breakdown

Example 5: Interpretive Information

# Description Total Cost Requested Match
1.Prepare RFPs and Select Consultant(s) for Interpretive Materials and Content Development 5,500 4,400 1,100
2. Design Byway Logo and Highway Identity/Trailblazer Signs: Public Meeting and Review/Approval by Committee 10,000 8,000 2,000
3. Develop Content for Brochure/Map: Consultant ($11,000), provide GIS Data and Review/Edit ($4,000), Committee Meeting, Review, Approval, and Public Meeting ($1,000) 16,000 12,800 3,200
4. Layout and Design of Brochure/Map: Consultant ($4,000), Committee Review and Approval ($1,000), Printing ($18,750) 24,250 19,400 4,850
5. Website: Develop Additional Content and Create: Consultant ($6,000), Domain and Hosting ($1,500), Committee Review and Approval ($1000), Review, Editing and Update ($1,000) 9,500 7,600 1,900
6. Construct and Install Highway Identity Signs 11,000 8,800 2,200
7. Project Administration 10,000 8,000 2,000
Total $86,250 $69,000 $17,250

This example is less successful because it:

  • Includes a line item that requests funding for the maintenance of a website (see line item 5, $1,500). NSBP funds may not be used for the ongoing administrative or operating expenses of a byway marketing program (e.g., website hosting and maintenance)
Updated: 09/03/2013
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