Research and Training Revolving Fund (RTRF), FY2019
The College of Social Sciences (CSS) generated $1,464,337 in FY2019. As in past years, UH System retained 25% ($332,606) and UH Mānoa retained 25% ($332,606) for a total of $665,213. Additionally, this year, UH System and UHM retained $133,911 (9% of the total) for Maunakea-related programs, internet connections, and adjustment for RTRF collections from FY2018. A resulting balance of $665,213 was allocated to CSS.
From the Balance of $665,213, administrative expenses in the College totaling $295,220 were deducted, primarily for staff and office expenses in the Social Science Research Institute (SSRI), resulting in a balance of $369,993.
From the balance of $369,993, 50% (or $184,997) was allocated to departments and PIs who generate RTRF, and 50% (or $184,996) allocated to the College Research Council to support college-wide initiatives promoting research and scholarship.
|50% Reduction for System/Mānoa||665,213.42|
|Maunakea Related Programs||73,390.00|
|Difference in RTRF Collections||36,743.21|
|CSS/SSRI Administration (20%)||295,220.00|
|CSS Research Council (12.6%)||184,996.00|
Added to Research Council’s $184,997 was $27,155 in unspent RTRF from previous years, for a new total of $212,151, allocated as follows:
|Research Travel Support ($50,701 for faculty and $13k for students)||63,701|
|Research Support Awards (3-4 awards @ $10,000 to $23,000)||80,000|
|Distinguished Scholar Mentor Program||5,000|
|Pre-submission Proposal Review Panel (3 @ $150 per review)||450|
|Grant Development Office||52,000|
CSS Departmental RTRF Expenditures, FY2018 (July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018)
|Budget Category||Amount ($)||% of Total|
|Personnel (Salaries and Benefits)||81,006.05||38.5%|
|Printing & Binding||1,330.97||0.6%|
|Rental, Repair & Maintenance||8,907.14||4.2%|
|Stipend (Schship/Fellowship and Student Travel)||18,280.07||8.7%|
|Subscriptions and Postage||899.37||0.4%|
|Computer Services and Software||4,418.33||2.1%|
|Other Expenditures (Prizes/Awards, Fees, Unrecovered Costs)||28,354.64||13.5%|