This Management Minute video identifies key cost principles that guide Head Start grants management.
This Management Minute video identifies how to allocate costs for shared services and facilities.
Cost allocation is the process of assigning the shared cost of an item or service to two or more programs, and it's a key element of fiscal management systems.
Learn about the key concepts and vocabulary that frame cost allocation discussions and practical ways to assign the shared cost of a resource, good, or service.
Learn more about cost allocation principles and practices. Find out how they help Head Start programs organize their funding sources and comply with federal regulations.
Cost allocation was created to ensure that federal funds are used solely for programs and that no other federal funds may be used for any other purpose. Grantees who have more than one funding source will find this information useful for making sure that each program bears its appropriate share of the costs. Note: The resource is currently under review.