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Introduction to Cost Share at the UW: When is it Really Cost Share?

This course will provide a new 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 will be provided. 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:

  • Definition of Mandatory & Voluntary Cost Share
  • Cost Share’s administrative burden at the UW
  • Impact of Cost Share on the UW F&A Rate
  • Leveraging
  • How to complete the Cost Share Addendum


Proposal preparers who consider cost share at proposal time.

Research Administration Certificate


Last Updated

Nov 2020

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Managing Cost Share at the UW