Equipment Matching Policy
To clarify the process by which the University will make commitments to match sponsored funds for the purchase of equipment.
The portion of project or program costs that are not borne by the sponsor; that is, the costs that are supported by the university or other third parties.
The portion of the cost of an equipment purchase that the University must fund. This may be a requirement to be eligible for a grant, or it may be a condition of the award, in which case it becomes mandatory cost-sharing.
The DU employee (usually a faculty member) who is responsible for the proper conduct of research or other activity described in a proposal for an award. Used interchangeably with Program Director.
Programs or projects that are funded by an external entity through an award (grant, contract, etc.) to the University. Sponsored programs include research, instruction, and other sponsored activities.