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Whitehall Foundation funds may be used for the following purposes:

  • Salary support for post-doctoral and graduate students, technicians and undergraduates in work study programs. The positions and individuals holding them should be identified when possible.
  • Personnel fringe benefits may not exceed 25% of the salary for full and part time employees.
  • The purchase of permanent scientific equipment is limited to $30,000 ($15,000 for Grants-in-Aid) and it should remain with the researcher during the life of the grant.
  • Materials and supplies required to accomplish the project are funded while office supplies are not.
  • Travel may be funded if it is required for research purposes, with foreign travel usually excluded.
  • Publication costs will normally be funded if directly related to papers on the project which have been submitted to recognized journals.
  • Overhead or Indirect expense is limited to no more than 25% of equipment and research supplies.

Foundation funds may not be used for any of the following:

  • Salary of the principal investigator.
  • Construction projects or laboratory renovations.
  • Secretarial or other office expense.
  • Travel to conferences or meetings.
  • Tuition and/or fellowships.

During the period of the grant all meaningful budget changes must be approved in advance. A brief note describing the requested changes should be sent via electronic mail to the Foundation for approval.

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