Valid Award Purpose/Function Combinations

Award Purpose defines the type of sponsored award. For additional information on Award Purpose see the UCSF Research Administration Glossary located on the Office of Sponsored Research website

Function defines the mission/purpose of the transaction. For additional information on Function, see the Quick Reference Guide “What Function Should I Use for My Activity?”

There is an inherent relationship between Function and Award Purpose that will come under scrutiny during audits. Follow the matrix below to help ensure that the selection of Function on the financial transaction is consistent with the Award Purpose