Definitions for "Direct Costs"
Expenses directly associated with carrying out the sponsored project. Included, but not limited to, salaries and fringe benefits, travel, equipment, supplies, printing costs, etc.
Production costs that can be traced easily to specific products.
The cost of staff salaries, meals, medicines and so on which can be directly attributed to the cost of an activity, such as nursing. The opposite of an overhead.
The value of all goods, service, and other resources that are consumed in the provision of an intervention or in dealing with the side effects or other current and future consequences linked to it.
Resources that must be committed to implement a program.