We Found All the Best Event Budget Templates
Editor’s Note: Event budgeting is NOT easy; we know. To get started, check out this handy guide to creating an event budget – it covers everything from fitting your budget into your event strategy through evaluating your spend post-event.
Which event budget template is best for you? If you’re planning a small association event you may not need a massive multi-tabbed conference budget. And a lot of the free options seem to come from sketchy sites with download paywalls.
I clicked all the questionable links so you don’t have to, and I found a safe, clean, useful event budget template for every taste.
A simple start
Be organized, not overwhelmed, with a comprehensive checklist.
The Event Budget Workbook from Guidebook
During the early planning stage, this workbook will help you get all your ducks in a row. Print it out and get your thoughts down on paper before you begin playing around with a spreadsheet.
File type: PDF
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A dashboard to show off
Why track data in an ugly budget template and create a nice-looking one to present? Cut out the middleman!
Tidyform’s Clean Event Budget Template
This simple Excel file gives you a clean jumping-off point for budgeting events of most sizes. The template’s separate tabs for expenses and income feed into a clean dashboard that’s friendly enough to project at your next committee meeting.
File type: Excel
A large, detailed conference tracker
You need a spreadsheet that tallies accurately and has room for every single detail.
Bonjour Events’ Large Conference Budget Template
It’s not much to look at, but this event budget template is comprehensive.
Source: Bonjour Events
File type: Excel
A one-page party
Don’t overthink it.
Spreadsheet 123’s Party Budget Template
An easy one-pager that you can print off for your team.
File type: Excel, Open Office and Google Docs
A budget for a wedding
Whether you’re a planner or one of the lucky couple, here’s an event budget template that considers your specific needs.
The Knot’s Wedding Budget Planner
This budget planner separates line items into helpful categories and includes a payment tracker.
Source: The Knot
File type: Proprietary (printable)
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