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Re: SBDC applications Sharon Kuhlenschmidt (19 May 1998 18:24 EST)

Re: SBDC applications Sharon Kuhlenschmidt 19 May 1998 18:24 EST

 Quoting a statement from your note "request the costs
normally associated with indirects as direct costs", what costs do you
direct cost, how do you state them, and how do you invoice for them?

Thanks for the insight.


Sharon Kuhlenschmidt
Grants Development Office
California Polytechnic State University
San Luis Obispo, CA 93407
PHONE:  (805)756-2982
FAX:    (805)756-5466

On Tue, 19 May 1998, Holly Myers-Jones wrote:

> I am seeking the assistance of those of you who are familiar with the Small
> Business Development Center program from SBA.
> We are preparing an application to the SBDC program and are confused about
> the charging of indirect costs.  Our PI was told at a state meeting that
> university subcenters could charge the federally negotiated indirect cost
> rate.  We just received via fax a correction to the RFP that states,
> "IHE applicants shall furnish their current indirect cost rate agreement as
> negotiated with their cognizant agency.  Indirect costs are not an eligible
> expense for SBA or ODOD GRF funds."
> Do any of you have experience with this program, and in particular the
> charging of indirect costs?  We are struggling with whether or not to show
> indirects as cash cost share or whether we have to request the costs
> normally associated with indirects as direct costs.  Please respond to me
> directly at  Thanks.
> Holly J. Myers-Jones, Ph.D.
> Associate Director
> Office of Sponsored Programs and Research
> Bowling Green State University
> Bowling Green, Ohio 43403
> 419-372-2481; 419-372-0304 (fax)