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The University has a fiduciary obligation to sponsors and donors. The appropriate classification of external funding sources facilitates the assignment of responsibility, the proper recognition of achievements, and the appropriate reporting of results.
A gift is any item of value given to the University by a donor who expects nothing in return other than recognition and disposition of the gift in accordance with his or her wishes.
Any funding provided by a governmental authority, either at the federal, state, or local levels, is not treated as a gift.
Characteristics of a Gift
To be considered a gift, item(s) being given or contributed:
Please contact the Development Office for additional information.
Characteristics of a Grant or Contract
To be considered a grant or contract, the following requirements must be met:
Please contact the Office of Sponsored Programs for additional information