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Business and Financial Policies and Procedures

Determine the Need for a Self-Supporting Fund

Before You Begin

Self-supporting funds are managed as business-like operations with the objective of generating sufficient revenue from sales to finance all costs associated with the activities. Customers may include other University departments, faculty, staff, and students, the general public, and other external entities.

Begin

To determine the need for a self-supporting fund:

  1. Follow the flowchart below:

Flowchart

Related Policies and Procedures

Section 11.2: Distinctions Among Gifts, Grants and Contracts
Section 11.6: Coding of Fundraising Costs
Section 11.13: Sponsorship Gifts
Section 16.4.2: Urbana-Champaign Technical Testing Services Agreement

Additional Resources

How do I determine if I need a self-supporting fund rather than an agency fund? in Self-Supporting Funds FAQs

Last Updated: January 1, 2013 | Approved: Senior Associate Vice President for Business and Finance | Effective: January 2013

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