Budget & Planning

Budget and Planning

Welcome to the new NCAR Budget & Planning website. We ask for your patience as we continue to work on displaying content to be visually appealing. We hope that searching for specific information is intuitive and user-friendly. B&P welcomes all feedback and suggestions for improvement which can be sent to kelleeanne@ucar.edu.

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Budget Operations

Guidance on budget uploads, account key set up, pre/overspending, STORM requests, year end processes including SPERs and schedules.   

Indirect Costs

Proposed/accepted benefit, indirect, communication, facility, and specialized service center rates, provided for    internal users; and the development process.

Program Planning & ABR

The Annual Budget Review (ABR) process is a review of each NCAR laboratory for the purpose of setting working budgets and plans based on strategic goals.

Internal Allocations

Find information on NCAR Directorate allocations.


Policies, procedures and guidelines for submitting NCAR Non-NSF and NSF Special fund proposals through the NCAR Budget & Plannning Office.

Project Management

Please use this form to submit your request for project management support from the NCAR Project Management group in the NCAR Directorate.



Institutional Statistics

View NCAR statistics on fund source trends, staffing, and proposals.