appropriation request

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A formal request for funds to start a project. An appropriation request is often used for capital investment projects, which generally have a high upfront cost but can show a positive return in a later time period. The request allows the appropriate management personnel to review the project. For example, the manufacturing division of a large corporation may send an appropriate request for new machinery to the home office for review.

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You should always do your best to make the most professional appropriation request you can to look serious about your cause.

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The construction manager is responsible for submitting appropriation requests to the board of directors in order to gain the funds necessary to begin the project.

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APPROPRIATION REQUEST A formal request to the proper authority for a significant amount of money, especially for a capital investment. A government department may make an

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