The 20-year cash flow projection is the summary of several elements of a financial plan that includes:
The plan is constructed by bringing several plan elements together into an integrated financial model. Figure 1 summarizes the relationships among the plan components.
Figure 1: Components of a Financial Plan
The tables and schedules that constitute the financial plan demonstrate how financial and economic assumptions and project cost estimates have been derived, how the resulting forecasts of capital and operating costs of the proposed project fit into the agency-wide capital and operating plans, whether funds have been committed to the project, how the revenue forecasts are developed, and finally, how capital and operating plans impact projected agency cash flow.