How-Tos

Determine What You Can and Cannot Charge to a Grant

Registration for Individuals

The registration fees for Principal Investigators (PI) utilizing controlled substances for research can be charged as a direct cost to a sponsored fund.

Background Check Fees

These fees are allowable on a sponsored fund if the background check is conducted on an individual who needs access to the controlled substance and is being paid for working on the grant.

Purchasing of Storage Cabinet/Lockbox

The costs of securing the controlled substance in a secured cabinet or lockbox could vary substantially between labs. Sponsored Projects Accounting (SPA) would like to address this issue on a case-by-case basis. Contact Krystina Gross, 314.935.5793, in SPA for more information.

Disposal of Controlled Substances

The disposal costs (via an external vendor) can be charged as a direct cost to a sponsored fund.