Cost Allocation Plan Training

TDI Instructor Led Training - 7 hours                                                                   Register Here

The goal of this session is to provide each participant with the basic concepts related to public assistance cost allocation plans, including regulatory requirements, the plan development and amendment processes, and how to use a cost allocation plan as a revenue optimization tool. We will pay specific attention to the federal regulations that guide states in submitting plans for approval and will discuss approaches to comply with these requirements. In addition we will discuss some of the “hot topics” that are affecting states and their cost allocation plans in this current climate of budget shortfalls and constant reorganizations.


  • Overview of Federal
    Regulations – 2 CFR part 200 Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principals, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards
  • Cost Allocation Plan or Indirect Cost Rate Proposal or Both: Factors to consider for your organization’s unique needs
  • Preparing an Indirect
  • Cost Rate Proposal
  • Types of Rates
  • How to use an Indirect Cost Rate
  • Submission Requirements



Special Instructions

Class will be held at our Arlington, TX NCTCOG campus: 616 Six Flags Drive Arlington, TX 76011
A catered lunch will be provided.

Target Audience

Program directors, financial and program managers, and other staff involved in accounting and management of Cost Allocation Plans or programs receiving federal awards.


Public Finance Academy


50% for withdrawal 4 days prior to session start date
100% for withdrawal 14 days prior to session start date