Research Funds

This section provides guidance for the authorization, establishment and replenishment of Working Fund Research Funds including appropriate uses and security standards. These funds may be used for small-dollar amount vendor payments and/ or incentive payments to complete research surveys with the approval of the principle investigator. Each individual, school, and department who requests and/or administers Working Fund cash advances should review and understand his/ her custodial responsibilities for managing the research funds. Review the MSU Working Fund Research Custodian Agreement for additional information. To request research advance funds use the following forms provided below. 

MSU Working Fund Research Fund Request Custodian Agreement

WF Research Fund Advance Request Form