To apply a different F&A rate to your sub-contractor budget, you need to create a sub-budget of type Sub-contract, and set the F&A rate for that specific sub-budget.
- Go to the Sub Budgets tab, click Add Sub Budget, enter a working title for the sub-contract budget, and then select Subcontract Budget from the Budget Type drop down menu.
- From the sub-budget worksheet, click the F&A tab, type in the Subcontract F&A Rate, and then select the applicable Subcontract Base Type.
- If you select the base type Custom, be sure to select the checkboxes next to the Budget Lines that should be included in the F&A Base.
Hint: Refer to your sponsor documentation to make sure you are applying F&A according to their specifications.