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A disaster recovery budget template: A free download and guide

Read our step-by-step disaster recovery budget process guide, and then download our free disaster recovery budget template.


Putting together a disaster recovery (DR) and business continuity (BC) budget can be time-consuming and complicated if you haven't done it before. Most find it difficult because they either don't know how to manage the budgeting process, or they focus too much on each budget item.

In this guide on disaster recovery budgets, learn how to manage DR and BC costs, who should fund DR and BC programs, and how to convince management you need more money for DR and BC planning.

To help make your budgeting process easier, has provided a free downloadable disaster recovery budget template that will help you get started. Download our disaster recovery budget template, and check out the rest of our IT disaster recovery budget planning guide.

If you have additional questions or need more information, be sure to ask our disaster recovery experts, or email the editorial staff at

Click here to download our free disaster recovery budget template.

This was last published in March 2010

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