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Grant Writing Workshop

Budget Information

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Personnel: List by category on budget sheet (i.e. Senior Personnel, Graduate Students, etc.) but list by name in Budget Justification
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FringeBenefits: FICA only should be 7.07%. For other check with your Payroll or Human Resources department.
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Equipment: IU defines as over $5000. Check with your agency. Do not include equipment in total for indirect costs.
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Travel: Mileage and per diem rates differ by agency. Make sure to check restrictions on travel (i.e. fly only on US carriers). Federal Rates
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Participant Support: Payment made to subjects of your research (i.e. stipends, travel costs, etc.).
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Other Direct Costs: Materials and supplies, publications, consultants, computer services, etc.
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Indirect Costs: Rates vary by requesting agency and funding agency. Funding agency rates always take precedent. More information.
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Cost Share: The amount that you (or your agency) will contribute to the project, if funded. This can be a cash amount (i.e. $200 for travel or salary), or an in-kind amount (i.e. $200 in rental fee for outside hall donated to project).