UW Research

Research Administration Learning

Direct Billing of F&A Type Costs

This course will cover the definition of Facilities & Administrative (F&A) costs and if and when the costs that are normally treated as F&A can be directly charged to an Award. Included in this course will be information on applicable regulations, how those regulations can be interpreted by departments, how to administer these types of costs, and if such costs can be re-budgeted. The course will also include information audit guidelines and how to prepare and document these costs in the event of an audit.


Research administrators developing and/or managing budgets for sponsored projects

Research Administration Certificate


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Course Materials

Presentation, Handout: Guidelines