Grant proposal budget training

A grant proposal budget is an estimate of project costs and a roadmap for the project resource needs. An important component of the grant proposal, the budget requires careful consideration to ensure compliance with the applicable rules and policies that govern sponsored project costs. To assist University sponsored project investigators in understanding the fundamentals of grant proposal budgeting, the training classes listed below are available.

See below for class descriptions and schedules.

Grant proposal budget preparation: This 90-minute class is recommended for University faculty and staff who prepare and/or work with grant proposal budgets. In this session, attendees will learn the fundamentals of grant proposal budgeting as well as grant financial compliance. Topics covered include the following:

  • Purpose of a budget
  • Legitimacy of costs
  • Allowable costs
  • Unallowable costs
  • Budget restrictions
  • Cost share/match
  • Budget justification

NIH modular budget preparation: This one-hour training class is recommended for University faculty and staff who prepare grant proposals to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) that utilize the modular budget model. In this session, attendees will learn when and how to use the modular budget as well as the requirements of the modular budget.

Sponsored project cost share: This 90-minute training class is recommended for University faculty and staff who prepare and/or work with grant proposal budgets requiring cost share. Topics covered include the following:

  • Cost share types
  • Cost share sources
  • Eligible/ineligible cost share expenditures
  • Consequences of unmet cost share obligations
  • Relevant University forms, policies and procedures

Program income on grants: This one-hour training class is recommended for University faculty and staff who work with grants that generate program income. Topics covered include the following:

  • Program income explained
  • Accrual of program income
  • Sponsor treatment of program income
  • Use of program income
  • Management of program income

Class schedules

Grant proposal budget preparation
Date Time Location
June 22, 2022 10-11:30 a.m. Online via Zoom
Aug. 23, 2022 2-3:30 p.m. Online via Zoom

To register for any of the above dates, please email Erika Waday.

NIH modular budget preparation
Date Time Location
June 28, 2022 10:30-11:30 a.m. Online via Zoom
Aug. 25, 2022 2-3 p.m. Online via Zoom

To register for any of the above dates, please email Erika Waday.

Sponsored project cost share
Date Time Location
July 26, 2022 2-3 p.m. Online via Zoom

To register for any of the above dates, please email Erika Waday.

Program income on grants
Date Time Location
July 7, 2022 10-11 a.m. Online via Zoom

To register for any of the above dates, please email Erika Waday.