This KnowledgeBase archive includes content and external links that were accurate and relevant as of September 30, 2019.
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|Evaluation Staff Salary & Benefits - The amount of time staff members must spend on evaluation and the level of expertise needed to perform particular evaluation tasks will affect costs.|
|Consultants- If your staff needs assistance in conducting the evaluation, you will need to contract with external consultants. These consultants can provide special expertise and/or different perspectives throughout the process of evaluation.|
|Travel - Travel expenses for staff and/or evaluators vary from project to project. Projects located far from their evaluators or projects with multiple sites in different parts of the country may need a large travel budget. In addition, all projects need to budget for transportation costs to Foundation evaluation conferences.|
|Communications- postage, telephone, etc.|
|Printing and Duplication- These costs cover preparation of data-collection instruments, reports, and any other documents.|
|Printed Materials - This category includes the costs of acquiring data collection instruments and library materials.|
|Supplies and Equipment- This category covers the costs of specific supplies and equipment (e.g., computers, packaged software) that must be purchased or rented for the evaluation.|
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