To comply with the federal Office of Management and Budget’s Uniform Administrative Requirements (UG), C.F.R. 200 and other sponsor requirements to ensure that unallowable costs related to salary are not charged to federal awards. The UG Part 405 states that costs charged to federal awards must directly benefit the award to which they are charged. UG Part 460 further specifically states that the costs of proposal preparation should be treated as Facilities and Administrative (indirect) costs.
June 2023Responsible Office
For any individual serving as a Principal Investigator, whose duties include proposal writing, or who has responsibilities not directly allocable to the sponsored projects funding their salary, the maximum amount of effort attributed to or committed to sponsored projects should be limited to 95% of total effort.
Exceptions may be made with written approval of the Chair if the following conditions are met:
Chair and Dean
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