Skip to main content Skip to local navigation
Home » Managing Research Grants » Research Grant Set-Up » What is a Cost Centre?

What is a Cost Centre?

Cost centres consist of a unique six (6) digit number which identifies a research grant/contract in the University's financial reporting system.

All internal research projects such as start-up, minor, other research grants, and professional expense reimbursements (PERs) begin with 4xxxxx.

Externally sponsored research grants/contracts such as government, private industry, and donor funding being with 5xxxxx.

Visit the How to Services - Cost Centre Set-up for more information.