The list linked below represents the major budget categories that could be included in your proposal budget. Please keep in mind this is provided for guidance only, and other categories may apply to your specific project. Use these as tools for working through the elements of your project including personnel and non-personnel costs necessary to conduct the project.
Cost sharing is the portion of the total project costs of a sponsored program that is not paid by the sponsoring organization. There are primarily two types of cost sharing that may occur on sponsored programs: mandatory cost sharing and voluntary committed cost sharing. Matching is another common term used to describe cost sharing.
UT owns or leases several facilities beyond the primary Knoxville campuses. These facilities, while not on the main campuses, should be treated as on-campus locations. Accordingly, on-campus F&A rates should be charged when preparing budgets for sponsored programs using them.