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3.5 Adjustments to Awards

Incurring of Certain Costs for Which Program Office Approval is Required

You must obtain written prior approval for some costs, as specified in the applicable Title 2 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) section (Parts 215, 220, 225, and/or 230), and as discussed in Chapter 3.6: Costs Requiring Prior Approval. The following are examples of costs that require a GAN for prior approval:

  • Compensation for consultant services in excess of $650 per 8-hour day, or $81.25 per hour
  • Sole source procurements in excess of $150,000
  • Publication plans
  • Purchase of Automatic Data Processing, or ADP, equipment and software
  • Costs incurred prior to the date of the subaward period
  • Foreign travel