Tools for UNH Researchers

Subrecipient vs Contractor Agreement



Under the Uniform Guidance (2 C.F.R. §200), an organization is considered a subrecipient of a federal award when it:

How to Determine if Revenue is a Gift or Sponsored Program

What’s essential?

There are numerous ways in which private, programmatic support is offered to and received at the University of New Hampshire, including gifts, grants and contracts.  Each varies in how revenue should be accepted and administered, and what the sponsor should reasonably expect to receive in return for providing support.

Cost Principles

The University uses the following federal requirements in establishing its procedures for administering all awards for research and other sponsored agreements:

Administrative Costs


Administrative or clerical staff must be integral to a project in order to be direct charged to a federal award and must be budgeted and justified in the proposal or have prior written sponsor approval. Under the Uniform Guidance (section 200.413), a project no longer needs to be identified as “major” to include administrative salary, but in general such expenses should be treated as indirect (F&A) costs.

To be integral to the project, the administrative activity should be:


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