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Budgeting for Research and Evaluation: Tipsheet & Checklist and T&E Calculator
May 11, 2018

To be successful, evaluation and research projects must be adequately resourced. Without sufficient funding to answer research or evaluation questions at a high level of quality, the project may not yield useful results.

META’s Budgeting for Research/Evaluation Tipsheet & Checklist can be used to develop an appropriate budget for research and evaluation projects. The Research/Evaluation Time & Effort Calculator can help estimate the number and time and effort percentage of full-time equivalent (FTE) staff required for a given project (as well as partners or consultants).

Refer to META’s Research/Evaluation Roles and Responsibilities Mapping Template to identify the activities required for a successful research or evaluation project and to help determine who will lead and contribute to each one.