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Office of Sponsored Awards Management


Budget Preparation

A thorough and accurate budget that reflects the costs of completing a research project is one of the most crucial components of any sponsored project proposal, and it can also be one of the most complicated. The Office of Sponsored Awards Management provides guidance on budget preparation through this web section. From basic information like key term definitions and instructions for calculating personnel costs and fringe benefits, to more in-depth budget components like subawards and contractual costs, this section serves as a clearinghouse for budgeting information and tools.