Administrative Rule
Council: Administrative Services Council
Effective date: 05/02/24

Value Statement

The Austin Community College District (“ACC” or “the College”) has the fiduciary responsibility to explore all available funding resources for its programs and services and to ensure budgeted funds are expended in a prudent manner.

Administrative Rule

College staff are authorized to apply for and receive federal, state, local government, and private grants that support the expressed mission of the College. To minimize the impact on the College’s operating budget for the administration of grant funds, the College shall pursue the maximum allowable indirect cost rate or administrative allowance on all grant applications. Using College unrestricted funds as a cash match for grant funds is prohibited. Exceptions to the above must be approved by the Executive Vice Chancellor of Finance & Administration and the Chancellor.


Prior to submission to the relevant agency all grant applications shall be approved in the following order:

  1. the Vice Chancellor of Institutional Effectiveness & Grant Development;
  2. the Vice Chancellor of Instruction or the Vice Chancellor of Student Services;
  3. the Executive Vice Chancellor of Finance & Administration;
  4. the Provost/Executive Vice Chancellor of Academic & Student Affairs; and,
  5. the Chancellor

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