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Grant Budgets and Fund Restrictions

Grant Budget Categories

To understand in which budget category your grant’s expenditures should be listed, review the Budget Categories Explanation document:

Grant Fund Restrictions

There are restrictions on the use of LSTA funds.  Most notably, LSTA funds may not be used for operating expenses, projects that have already started, advocacy, fundraising, honorariums, or stipends.  Additional restrictions are listed in the following document:

If your project includes travel, be sure to review the following document:

If your project includes equipment, any item costing $5000 or more must include a request for approval as part of the application:

If your project includes purchases from a single source vendor, be sure to complete and retain the following form: