All proposed activities must be completed within the grant cycle: July 1, 2023 to June 30, 2024. All receipts should be submitted no later than 30 days after the grant cycle is over. For extenuating circumstances, please contact the Committee Co-Chairs.
Budget Justification. Describe how the requested items will support the project objectives. Justify both need and amount of the request, following all state and college regulations for travel, capital purchases, and student pay rates. Please provide information on other sources of funding that apply to any portion of the project costs and detail the items of the budget that would be covered by external funds.
Funds may be used for transportation and room and board during travel. Reimbursement for food is limited to $50.00 per full day of travel or $25.00 per halfday (leaving after 12:00 PM on the first day or returning prior to 12:00 PM on the last day). Normally, there will be no travel advances, with the possible exception of special airline fares or other expenses incurred sixty days or more prior to the travel. Evidence must be supplied in the budget justification explaining the necessity for travel. NOTE: Tips are not funded.
All travel budgets requesting air travel must be supported by estimates provided by the state travel agency, Direct Travel. at 1-800-238-3956 or e-mail them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Airfare and hotel lodgings can also be booked through the college. Please contact Deborah Iannuccilli by phone at 401-456-8001 and by email at email@example.com.
Please see the Out-of-State Travel Policy (A-22) for more details, including reimbursement for parking, ground transport, and other matters.
Overnight accommodations will NOT be allowed within a 55-mile radius of Providence. Distance from home cannot be used in calculating the 55-mile radius. The 55-mile limitation includes the City of Boston. Any request for an exception to this section must be in writing and submitted to the State Travel Administrator prior to booking travel.
Student Workers: Pay rates for student workers are set by the college based on experience. Use these rates when estimating cost of personnel.
Purchases and Supplies: Please work with Marc Lepore in the Purchasing Office by phone at 401-456-8527 and by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Researchers requesting funding for the rental or purchase of capital equipment are asked to ascertain whether such equipment, previously purchased with Faculty Research funds, is available for use in their project.