All Patient Safety Innovations Program (PSIP) project proposals must include a budget. Use the following guidelines and include your budget in the PDF file with all other proposal documents.
Following the budget format below, itemize specific needs per each category as listed. Justify all major budget items requested. All items must be coded according to the Financial Accounting System (FAS) - Object Codes for Expenditures. UW does not allow indirect costs or travel as part of PSIP grants. The UW Medicine Quality and Safety Committee may adjust or reduce the requested budget when granting an award. Please note that all figures quoted are examples only and rates should be verified where applicable.
Please use this sample budget as a reference while you prepare your own.
Description of Budget Categories
01 Salaries and Wages
Information needed for each individual who is paid from this grant:
- Name (if known at the time of the application)
- Job title
- Percentage of time expected to be devoted to grant
- Salary rate per month, hour, etc.
- Length of time salary is required
02 Personal Service Contracts and Other Purchased Services
List the nature and extent of the services. Payments of per diem to consultants are allowed only in exceptional circumstances.
03 Other Contractual Services
List details of service to be contracted. Conference fees, facilities renovation, membership costs, subscriptions, journal page charges, production of CDs or other materials for commercial purposes, publication subsidies or supplements to ongoing seminar programs are NOT allowed. Lab fees are allowed if based on actual use of the lab (blanket lab fees are not allowed).
Only travel necessary to conduct research will be supported. Explain the nature of the travel expenses and their relation to the project. Identify individuals for whom travel funds are requested. Conference travel is not allowed.
05 Supplies and Materials
List by major types, i.e., glassware, chemicals, etc. and give an estimated cost of each major type.
List all items of equipment and the cost of each item. Equipment will be supported only if tied to a research project and not available elsewhere on campus. A budget consisting solely of equipment will be funded only in exceptional circumstances.
07 Retirement and Benefits
Use benefit rates provided in Grants Information Memorandum (GIM) 308 Student Aid and other Grants and Subsidies Use tuition rates as provided by the Graduate School. It is not necessary to budget for the Student Technology Fee. Summer Quarter rate is usually lower than Autumn, Winter, and Spring rates.
08 Student Aid and Other Grants and Subsidies
Use tuition rates as provided by the Graduate School. It is not necessary to budget for the Student Technology Fee. Summer quarter rate is usually lower than Autumn, Winter, and Spring rates.