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VITA Grant FAQs Category: Budget Information

1. When preparing a budget for the VITA grant, are we allowed to charge indirect costs as an expense or use as a match?

Yes, indirect costs may be charged to the grant. It can be charged as an expense (federal funds) or as match.  The Standard Form 424A and the Budget Detail Explanation provide sections for recording this information.  A copy of the current federally approved indirect cost rate agreement must be provided with the application.

2. Is there a limit on the amount of administrative expenses charged to the grant?

No.  There is no limit on administrative expenses; although expenses are limited to activities required for the VITA program.


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