When you elect to apply the 10% de minimus rate rather than develop an indirect cost rate proposal, you are not required to submit a proposal for approval. There are, though, some assumptions about this that you need to know.
The center has some odd jobs around the place — lawn mowing, cleaning, maybe web development or support of the Facebook page. Some centers pay consumers as peer support mentors. Is it okay to hire a consumer to do
Question from the DSE: If T-shirts are purchased for the attendees of a youth event (11 t-shirts altogether) and they aren’t souvenirs, are they allowable? I’m looking at uniform guidance trying to decide, I initially denied it but rethinking things.
Lately I have had even more questions than usual around the difference between advocacy and lobbying. I will address lobbying more specifically next week, but before I do I want to talk about advocacy. Let’s start with what we must
45 CFR §75.435 and 75.441 address the costs of these legal issues. The first is very detailed, so I am only going to touch on highlights. If you are working through this, your attorney will want to review the entire
In the Code of Federal Regulations, 45 CFR §75.442, fund raising as a cost line item is defined as the costs of organized fund raising, including financial campaigns, endowment drives, solicitation of gifts and bequests, and similar expenses incurred to
My typical answer to whether a cost is allowed is “It depends”. Remember we are talking about whether you are allowed to use federal grant funds (usually Part B and Part C funds) to pay for these things. 45 CFR
In that list of costs that are not allowable (found in 45 CFR 75) Interest is sometimes allowable and sometimes not. Generally, interest on loans to manage your cash flow are not deductible whether they are line of credit loans,
Over the next few weeks we are going to address the costs that are NOT allowed with federal money, or that are allowed in some cases and not others. The first topic we should discuss is lobbying. First, a CIL
Q: If a funder does not allow any administration costs, can Part C funds make up a larger portion? A: If the funds are pass through to consumers, they may be treated differently, and you may not be required to