You must request prior approval from TSNRP before instituting any of the changes listed below. Forward a written request with adequate justification from the grantee organization to TSNRP for consideration.
- Change of objective or scope of the grant.
- Change in an essential person specified in the grant and/or absence for more than 3 months or a 25% reduction of the principal investigator's time and effort.
- Transfer of funds between budget categories when the cumulative amount is greater than 10% of total approved budget.
- Transfer of funds budgeted for indirect costs to absorb increases in direct costs or vice versa.
- Transfer of funds allotted for training allowances.
- Sub-grant or subcontract not specified in approved budget.
- Expenditures of more than $5,000 for equipment not specified in approved budget.
- Expenditures for foreign travel unless specified in approved budget.
- Extension of the budget or project period of award.
- Need for additional federal funding.
- Provision of "Cash Awards."