OSP is here to help with your proposal budget development. Please contact your assigned SRO to meet or discuss your proposed budget and funder guidelines. Below are the relevant forms and policies to assist in developing your budget.
For more detailed information about typical budget components and policies related to them, please review the Developing a Grant Proposal Budget Powerpoint slides
Includes the federally-negotiated 42% Modified Total Direct Cost (MTDC) indirect rate
Allows adjusting the indirect rate to the sponsor's guidelines
New fringe benefits and indirects rates are effective July 1, 2016.
Fringe rate = 28.4%
Indirect cost rate:
On-campus = 42% of MTDC
Off-campus = 17% of MTDC
Private sponsor rate = 15% of total direct costs (if no other rate is mandated by sponsor)
Please see the Policy on Fringe Benefit and IDC Charged to Sponsored Projects Effective 7-1-16 for clarification on how to apply these rates
If you are requesting faculty summer salary or academic year salary subvention, please refer to the Sponsored Projects Compensation Policy
Supervisors may choose a rate higher than the base ($15, $15.25, $15.50, $15.75, or $16) but must justify any rate above $15/hr based on required qualifications or expertise needed to perform work.
Use the Subrecipient or Contractor Checklist to determine where to include your collaborator(s) in your budget