Budget Consultation/Preparation

Useful Links

 OSPA Budget Forms and Templates

The Office of Sponsored Programs Administration (OSPA) has a number of forms and templates on their website to help the ISU research community develop budgets for proposals.

OSPA Budget Development Guidelines

OSPA’s website includes a guide for preparing proposal budgets. There’s also information on submission of National Institutes of Health (NIH) modular budgets, proposals with facility renovations, guidelines for industry partners, fringe benefit rates, tuition rates, and facilities and administrative (F&A) rates.

ISU Travel Information

The ISU travel information website contains all of the information researchers and research administrators may need pertaining to travel expenses.

Professional Services Policies

This part of ISU’s purchasing website details ISU’s policies on handling Professional Services Contractual Agreements (PSAs). “Professional services” refer to “unique, technical, and/or infrequent functions performed by an independent contractor qualified by education, experience, and/or technical ability to provide services”.