Equipment Capitalization Thresholds (effective July 1, 2016)

Proposals with an eGC1 approval date on or after May 1, 2016
(new, competing renewal, or supplemental funding)
$5,000 per unit
Proposals with an eGC1 approval date before May 1, 2016 $2,000 per unit
Existing funding and incoming non-competing renewal funding $2,000 per unit


  • See OSP announcement for more details on new equipment threshold
  • Facilities and administrative (F&A) costs are assessed on equipment that costs less than the thresholds described above.
  • Equipment whose cost equals or exceeds the thresholds described above are exempt from F&A costs.