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Research Administration Learning

Understanding Cost Share at the UW: When is it Really Cost Share?

This course provides a look at Cost Share and its cost to the UW. Updated definitions of Mandatory and Voluntary Cost Share and tools to assist in their identification are introduced. The concept of Leveraging, where departments can get the benefit of Cost Share without the administrative burden will also be discussed. Specific course topics include:

  • Definitions
  • Mandatory & Voluntary Cost Share
  • Leveraging
  • ┬áComponents
  • Contributions
  • Cost Share F&A Rate
  • Regulations and Policies
  • Completing Cost Share Addendum


Proposal preparers who consider cost share at proposal time.

Research Administration Certificate


Last Updated

Apr 2021

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