Guidelines by Budget Category

Guidelines, policies, and regulations that affect project budgeting and expenditures.

Administrative Expenses

Guidelines for charging administrative and clerical salary expenses on sponsored projects.

Consulting Services

Payments to consultants for tasks that support the grant or contract.


Definition of equipment and guidelines for equipment budget justifications.

Participant Support Costs

Information about stipends and other related costs for participants or trainees for certain conferences, meetings, symposia, training activities, and workshops.

Personnel and Stipend Expenses

Rate tables and proposal budget and budget justification information.

Research Patient Care

Costs of medical services for patients enrolled in a clinical study.

Supplies and Other Expenses

Budgeting for supplies and the many other "miscellaneous" expenses needed to perform a project.


Domestic and international travel in support of a sponsored project.