Cost Principles for Nonprofits, and State and Local Governments

Individuals who are responsible for or who audit federal grant programs need to understand federal grant cost principles, which were modified with the issuance of the new Uniform Guidance, and are included in 2 CFR 200. This course will explain the cost principles and how to apply them appropriately.

Learning Objectives

This course covers:

  • Hierarchy of rules
  • Reasons for the development of the federal cost principles
  • General principles for determining allowable costs
  • Criteria for selected items of cost

Related Courses

  • Accounting Principles in the Federal Government
  • Administrative Rules for Federal Grantees
  • Basic Federal Accounting Principles
  • Field(s) of Study

    Accounting (Governmental)

    Course Length

    1 day

    Course Level



    Boyars, Sefton
    Hester, Chuck

    CPE Hours


    Group Cost

    Questions? or 703.684.6931, ext. 303.