Grants Accounting

Facilities and Administrative Costs

What comprises the indirect costs (41% of
Salaries, wages and fringes) that must be included
in the grant budget?

These are costs incurred by the university in the common
function of providing facilities and administrative support.
Examples of administrative costs: 
  • Central Administration
  • Grants Administration
  • Accounting, including financial and A-133 audit
  • Purchasing and Business Services
  • Human Resources
  • Legal Services
  • Affirmative Action
  • Administrative computer operations
  • Department Administration (20% of Dean &
    Dean’s Assistant)
  • Mail Services
  • Public Safety
  • University Communications
  • Library Operations
Examples of facility costs: 
  • Utilities
  • Custodial & Maintenance
  • Parking Operations
  • Property & Liability Insurance
  • Facility Planning & Management
  • Depreciation (space cost) 
 

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