Sponsored Programs & Research Compliance

Changes to Your Award

Supplement

A supplement is a request to the sponsor for additional funds for the research project beyond the initial amount requested. Once the supplement is received, it goes through the following workflow to make modifications to our financial accounting system.
Supplement workflow

No Cost Extensions

A no cost extension is a request to the sponsor for an extension of time without requesting additional funding. Once the no cost extension is received, it goes through the following workflow to make modifications to our financial accounting system.

No cost extension workflow

Budget Revisions

The budget is the financial expression of the project. Depending on the sponsor there may be a revision threshold for the university. Revision thresholds can be a percentage, dollar value, or budget line item. Please check with your grant officer for any budget revisions and also any budget restrictions.


The terms award, grant, contract, and cooperative agreement are used interchangeably throughout this site. If you would like definitions as defined by the Uniform Guidance, visit our Frequently Asked Questions page.