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 Budget Detail Explanation template provides a section 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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