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Award Setup

After you receive notification that your research proposal has been funded, these resources can help you figure out how, when, and where to spend the funding you're about to receive.

Set up expenditure categories (allocations)

Award Allocation explains how to:
  • Set up expenditure categories in the UCSD operating ledger
  • Handle special-case allocations for projects and tasks
  • Get the financial training and tools you'll need

Your award's terms and conditions

Award Terms and Conditions explains how to:
  • Avoid common pitfalls of award spending
  • Understand the terms used in your award document
  • Meet the relevant cost-accounting standards

Spending money before you receive it

Pre-Award spending clarifies:
  • The earliest that you can start spending funds
  • How to get pre-award spending approval
  • Which pre-award costs are allowable
For more information, contact Sponsored Projects Finance (SPF).