For-profit, for profit, facilities and administrative costs, indirect costs, business

18.3.3 Facilities and Administrative Costs (Indirect Costs)

F&A costsNecessary costs incurred by a recipient for a common or joint purpose benefitting more than one cost objective, and not readily assignable to the cost objectives specifically benefitted, without effort disproportionate to the results achieved. To facilitate equitable distribution of indirect expenses to the cost objectives served, it may be necessary to establish a number of pools of F&A (indirect) costs. F&A (indirect) cost pools must be distributed to benefitted cost objectives on bases that will produce an equitable result in consideration of relative benefits derived., including de minimis costs when appropriate, are allowable under awards to for-profit organizations. reimbursement of facilities and administrative costs, F&A.