All of Robin Shoaps 2007 suggestions can be found in the following document: http://anthropology.uchicago.edu/pdfs/shoaps_suggestions.pdf Individual pieces of this can be found under the categories of material that they cover.
Robin Shoaps, March 2007
Writing a Budget
Don’t think in terms of “what’s the minimum I need in order to do my
project”—think about your ideal situation. My Wenner-Gren dissertation budget was
very bare-bones—apparently too much so, they asked me to revise it before I got the
grant. I ended up spending $8000 on equipment alone and used every bit of it!
Annotate your budget with short descriptions of what the equipment will be used for