Cost Sharing Primer

This document, written as a guide for DLC Administrators, covers the following topics:

  • What is OMB Circular A-110?
  • Definition of cost sharing
  • Cost sharing criteria
  • Mandatory versus voluntary cost sharing
  • Cost shared effort – committed versus uncommitted
  • MIT’s cost sharing recommendations
  • Cost Sharing in proposals
  • MIT’s procedures for recording and documenting cost sharing
  • Cost Sharing Process Overview
  • Cost Sharing Primer [PDF]

Download the document: Cost Sharing: A Primer for DLC Administrators [PDF] (2004)