Budget Consultation/Preparation

Helpful Documents

Travel Planning Budget Spreadsheet [XLS]

Use this tool to help plan the amount needed in proposal budgets for travel expenses.

Uniform Guidance ISU Costing Policy

This document contains ISU’s costing policy for federally sourced agreements awarded on or after December 26, 2014.

Uniform Guidance Principal Investigator Costing Guide

This guide was put together to help principal investigators understand the ISU Uniform Guidance costing policy, and how it affects the ISU research community.

Unallowable Costs on Federal Funds

This document contains a list of unallowable costs on federal funds.

Definition of F&A Rate Types [DOC]

This document includes definitions for the different F&A (facilities and administrative costs) rate types.

Participant Support Costs Guidance

As the title implies, this document provides guidance on Participant Support Costs (“direct costs paid to or on behalf of participants or trainees, who are not ISU employees, for their participation in meetings, conferences, symposia, workshops or other training projects”).