Non-Federal Sponsors

For non-federal sponsors, indirect costs rates, and bases for awards to Harvard within the last 5 years are available in GMAS on the “Recent overhead rates” section of each sponsor’s Organization page.

The University and the Harvard Chan School are committed to the recovery of the facilities and administrative costs incurred to support the performance of non-federal sponsored activities. For reasons of sound management and equitable stewardship of resources used in support of all sponsored activities, the...

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Developing a Budget


A budget provides details of the expenses necessary to complete the proposed work in the research plan.  Carefully read the sponsor guidelines, Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), and/or the Request For Proposal (RFP) when putting together a budget, as each sponsor has their own set of budgetary requirements and templates.  Note: Whether a sponsor requires a formal budget or not, Harvard Chan School requires that an internal excel budget and...

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