Indirect Cost Policy


TAMIU Policy on Indirect Cost
Expenditures Distribution

Any portion of a grant received by an institution of higher learning which according to the conditions of said grant, is to be paid for or to cover any overhead expenses, indirect costs, supporting services or facilities, or for any purpose other than the direct object of the grant.

Distribution of indirect cost monies from Research Grants to Grant Initiator, Academic Area and Executive Offices will be made according to University Policy as follows:


Principal Investigator - 10%

Respective College - 15%

Office of the President - 10%

Provost & Academic Affairs - 7.5%

Finance & Administration - 7.5%

Overhead from Grants & Contracts - 50%

In the case that the Principal Investigator is not part of a respective College, the indirect cost funds will be allocated based on the following distribution:

Principal Investigator - 10%

Office of the President - 10%

Provost & Academic Affairs - 7.5%

Finance & Administration - 7.5%

Overhead from Grants & Contracts - 65%


IMPORTANT: University's Obligation
If the University is obligated to match or contribute funds to this project, the prepare must indicate the source of these funds.

PLEASE ALLOW FOURTEEN (14) WORKING DAYS FOR PROPOSAL TO BE CAREFULLY REVIEWED BY UNIVERSITY ADMINISTRATORS BEFORE IT IS SUBMITTED.
For more information, contact the Office of Grants and Contracts located in the Killam Building, Room #159, ext. 2377.

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