Report & Publication
December 12, 2022

Understanding the Federal Budget Cycle Tips

The federal budget is one of the most significant policy instruments of the federal government and is used to fulfill constitutional responsibilities, implement policy priorities, and fund the operations of government to serve the public. Understanding how to navigate this complex process to implement the president’s priorities is important to your success. This resource outlines key elements of each budget phase, how they affect you, and key information sources to learn more.