Budget Reallocations & Revisions
What is a Budget Reallocation or Rebudget?
A budget reallocation / rebudget is a request for changes in the approved award budget that require sponsor prior approval (Prior Approval Matrix).
Requesting a Budget Reallocation
Please contact Research Financial Services and your Research & Sponsored Programs Grants Specialist via email providing the following documents:
- Justification Letter detailing why the requested budget reallocation is needed and how it will benefit the project. Include the sponsor number, sponsor name, and the Program Officer’s contact information.
- Amended Budget & Budget Justification in the original proposal format (i.e. SF424, NSF Budget Format, etc.) including detail for direct and indirect costs, calculated using the approved facilities and administrative (F&A) and fringe benefit rates, and any committed cost sharing.