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Useful Tips for Tri-Council Grants

Eligible Tri-Council Expense Accounts

Below is a listing of eligible accounts which may be used for expenses charged to Tri-Council (NSERC, SSHRC and CIHR) research projects. 

Listing of Eligible Tri-Council Accounts (82 KB)

Please be advised that even if an expense account is included on the list, the related expense must also be deemed eligible per Tri-agency rules and regulations. 

Please refer to the Tri-Council Expense Eligibility and Documentation Guide for guidance


For the purchase of a supply, while Account 600009 (Other Supplies) is included in the attached list, the supply must be eligible per Tri-agency regulations. 

Please refer to: guidance on the purchase of supplies for Tri-Council funded projects.

If an account is not included in the attached list, it should not be used to pay for a Tri-Council project expense. 

If you have questions regarding a specific account, please contact Research Accounting at for guidance.

Kind Regards,

Research Accounting
Financial Services

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