Construction Cost is Only Part of the Church Project Budget

by Robert C. Foreman. Multibriefs, January 2, 2014.

This straightforward article lists the phases of a building project and highlights costs to be included in a realistic project budget.


budget checklist, contingency fund percentages

Best For

building and finance committees; any faith tradition



Suggested Uses

  • Gain confidence and understanding of building projects to thoroughly interview potential architects and contractors.
  • Create and approve a realistic project budget by sharing this article with the building and finance committees.

About the Contributor

Janet Hoover

Janet Hoover is a certified spiritual director in private practice and an American Baptist pastor. She graduated from the University of Indianapolis and earned her MDiv and DMin from Christian Theological Seminary in Indianapolis. 

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