Cost Sharing Types

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Cost sharing occurs when the research grant does not pay for all allowable expenses (personnel, tuition, equipment or services). For detailed information on cost sharing, see the GCA Cost Sharing Page or the UW Cost Sharing Policy.

Cost Sharing Types section

See the sponsor’s guidelines for this information. The University discourages┬ácost sharing commitments when not required by the sponsor.

Field Description
Mandatory Check this box if mandatory cost sharing is required by the sponsor as a condition of the award.
Amount or percentage pledged Enter the dollar amount or percentage of the direct cost required for cost sharing by the funding sponsor.
If sponsor has a web page… Enter the web address (URL) for the sponsor’s page that provides specific information about their requirements, if available. Otherwise, attach appropriate sponsor cost sharing documentation.
Committed Check this to indicate committed cost sharing, which is a voluntary contribution of effort or other costs offered by the Principal Investigator (PI) but not required by the sponsor as condition of the award.
Amount or percentage pledged Enter the dollar amount or percentage of the direct cost voluntarily contributed toward this project. Because the sponsor does not require this as a condition of the award, the University discourages this type of cost sharing.
Explain and justify Enter an explanation for this cost sharing.

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