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Reporting Worksheet Instructions

The 2014 Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide (PAPPG) requires that all awardee organizations submit a Program Income Reporting Sheet beginning March 1, 2014 in order to report the amount of program income earned and expended as of September 30, 2013. Each year thereafter, awardee organizations will be required to submit the Program Income Reporting Sheet by November 14 in order to report the amount of program income earned and expended as of the end of the previous Federal fiscal year.

Program income is gross income earned by the awardee organization that is directly generated by a supported activity or earned as a result of NSF-funding. This would include things such as fees for services performed, the use or rental of real or personal property acquired under the grant, the sale of commodities or items fabricated under the grant, and license fees. Interest earned on advances of Federal funds is not program income.

Program Income Reporting Worksheet


To start, you must first click Download the Program Income Reporting Worksheet to the right.
Once opened, begin by completing the following sections at the top left of the worksheet:
  1. Organization Name: Enter your organization's name
  2. NSF Organization ID: Enter your organization's NSF ID (10 characters)
  3. State: Enter your organization's state abbreviation code (e.g., VA)
  4. Reporting Period: Pre-populated by NSF
Note: Only include awards that were active, based upon the start and expiration date, during the most recently completed Federal fiscal year.
Next, you will need to list your NSF awards that earned program income. If no awards have program income, jump to Step 8.
For each award listed, enter the cumulative amount of program income earned since the start of the award. Awardees should only report on program income earned during the period of the grant that coincides with the most recently completed Federal fiscal year.
You must also determine the type of program income reported based on award terms and conditions and enter into the appropriate column. The type of program income reported is either additive or deductive. See NSF AAG Chapter III.D.4. for definitions. Then enter the cumulative program income earned in the applicable column.
Unexpended program income will be automatically calculated and displayed.
Finally, you can add remarks; if necessary.
Below the table, you will need to check the box next to the applicable statement for your organization:
  1. There was no program income to report; or
  2. Program income is being expended for the purpose and conditions of the award(s) listed.
After selecting the applicable statement, you must complete one final section found at the bottom of the report:
  1. Name of Certifying Official
  2. Title of Certifying Official
  3. Certifying Officials' Phone Number
  4. Certifying Official's Email Address
You have now completed the Program Income Reporting Worksheet. Please send the completed file as an email attachment to:



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