Applicants may request funds to cover the expenses associated with a DSMB. The funds requested, and awarded, may not exceed 2 percent of the projects total direct costs. These are allowable direct costs, which should be included in the “Other” budget category. Applicants must get approval from PCORI’s Director of Contracts Management and Administration if they are requesting DSMB funds in excess of 2 percent of the total direct costs. Applicants should send requests for approval to email@example.com.
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