Full cost recovery is now widely accepted. It is not a new idea, but more and more organisations are using it to manage their costs better, and more funders are accepting that they ought to cover the full costs of the activity or project.
This guidance note on FCR introduces the ideas and techniques. You should read this before looking at the templates listed below.
Many templates and tools exist to help you. Here are some that may be of use. You may find these tools difficult to understand at first, but your local CAS may be able to help you.
Designed by CA Plus, this excel based template is used to do a budget for your whole organisation using simple FCR techniques
Designed by CASH, this is another excel based template used to do a budget for your whole organisation
Designed by CA Plus, this excel based template is used to do a 3 year budget for your a project using simple FCR techniques
Another well publicised model has been developed by ACEVO , and is now available for free