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Budget Proposal & Justification


Dr. Michael McDonald, FPANA sound budget proposal (including itemized budget and budget justifications) is vital to the success of carrying out a sponsored project. It should be carefully planned and estimated to meet the full financial needs of the project. ORGS provides support in interpreting Federal, State, University, and Sponsoring Agency guidelines related to proper costing principles. PIs are encouraged to work with ORGS early in the preparation process to ensure compliance with all budgetary regulations. To initiate the budget preparation process, please fill out the Grant Application Budget Planning Tool with details. It will be part of the grant application package to be submitted to ORGS for internal clearance review.