Cost Sharing Policy

Page Updated: October 20, 2021

As one of the nation's leading research institutions, the University of Wisconsin – Madison recognizes the importance of providing good stewardship of institutional and extramural funds. The University's stewardship includes the responsibility for complying with federal requirements for proposing, managing, and documenting sponsored activities.

University of Wisconsin-Madison Cost Sharing Policy and Guidelines

Cost Sharing Management


Third Party Cost-Share Commitment Letter Template
For departments to include with proposals to indicate the third-party cost-share commitment details.

Effort Commitment and/or Cost Share Update Form
Use this form to update payroll cost share commitments or report non-salary and third party cost-share.

Third Party Cost-Share Template
For departments to request confirmation of third-party cost-share contributions, at the end of an award.

Campus Cost Share Training