Re: Indirect Costs Use Louis Guin 06 Oct 1995 11:48 EST

Nancy, staff/faculty training is an allowable cost (Indirect cost
reimbursement dollars are INSTITUTIONAL FUNDS). You may allocate a portion
of it to organized research via your indirect cost pool allocation
algorithms. If the training is properly structured and it is an on-going
process, you can include these costs are part of the Fringe Benefits rate.

>We would like to use some of our indirect cost funds to pay for on-campus
>training of administrators and faculty in the team approach to management.
>The training would not be related to any particular grant project.  As I
>read A-21, this should be an allowable cost.  Can anybody out there confirm
>my conclusion?
>Live long and prosper.   >:-I
>Nancy Kay Peterson
>Director of Grants
>Somsen Hall, Room 202-C
>Winona State University
>Winona, MN  55987
>Phone:  507/457-5519
>FAX:    507/457-5586
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