A: It is up to PI and the department/department to decide on the acceptable cost-sharing. OsP recommends, however, meeting the minimum participation requirement of 1 to 1. Most sponsors require applicants to meet only the minimum game requirements and do not normally award “competitive preference points” for exceeding the required game amount during the verification process. A: Yes. Each partner must submit a statement of institutional commitment clarifying their authorized participation in the project. When the proposal is funded, each partner must contribute to its costs and provide documentation that it has been used for the project. A: Yes. The DEPARTMENT and THE IP Department must approve any proposed cost allocation through WISPER prior to the submission of the proposal. Failure to obtain authorization may result in the withdrawal of the proposal or the refusal of the UWM. Just as premium costs must be incurred during the start and end date of the project, so must cost-sharing. Do not include expenses incurred outside of these dates as a cost-sharing.

A: Yes. Cost-sharing, promised to the proponent and approved in an award notice, is now immune from review. PIs are required to keep detailed records of the amount of the contribution to the costs of their premium. Cost sharing (i.e. cost-sharing or matching funds) for grant applications can be confusing, including the identification of sources of cost-sharing and the consideration of these costs during the application phase. Sponsors may, for a number of reasons, require a contribution to the costs of a support programme, for example.B legal requirements, proof of institutional buy-in or limitation of the number of proposals submitted. A: Contact your pre-pricing specialist to discuss cost sharing in a proposal and get expert advice. Below are some of the most frequently asked questions by OSP from Principal Investigators about when and how cost sharing can be included in a proposal.

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