When creating your budget, please make sure to provide as much detail as possible, add your numbers correctly, and take the time to explore accommodations using CU Boulder's Preferred Hotel Program.

Creating an Itemized Budget

  • Honorarium*
  • Travel 
    • Quotes for flights 
    • Quote for hotel accommodations
    • Quote for shuttles to/from Boulder/DIA 
  • Per Diem/Meals and Incidentals** 
  • Material/Equipment Costs (see application for details)
  • Estimated Maintenance/Labor Costs (see application for details) 

* Honorariums typically range from $100-$150 per class taught by guest artist/scholar. In some cases higher fees have been awarded depending on the stature of the guest. Contact Program Fee Chair, Helanius Wilkins, or ACE Chair, Kevin Rich, if you have questions about honorarium. 
** See Breakdown of M&IE Expenses for important information on first and last days of travel.

Budget Example

Item Cost
Honorarium ($150 x 4 classes) $600.00
Flight (roundtrip from/to NYC-DEN, Oct 10-14) $425.00
Hotel (4 nights, Best Western Plus Boulder Inn) $360.00
Shuttle (roundtrip from/to DIA-Boulder) $60
Meals & Incidental Expenses (M&IE): First & Last Travel $88.50
Meals & Incidental Expenses (M&IE): $59 x 3 days $177.00
Total Budget $1,710.50