Finance and Compliance
As a federally-funded grant program, GEAR UP NC abides by federal regulations, cost principles, and guidelines as mandated by the following:
Higher Education Act (HEA) and Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA) statute
Education Department General Administrative Regulations (EDGAR), Title 34 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Parts 74-86 and 97-99
  • A-21 Educational Institutions,
  • A-87 State and Local Governments,
  • A-102 State and Local Governments,
  • A-110 Institutions of Higher Education, Hospitals, and Other Non-Profit Organizations,
  • A-133 Audits of States, Local Governments and Non-Profit Organizations.
Guidance from the federal GEAR UP Office at the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Postsecondary Education.
GEAR UP NC school districts and identified GEAR UP target schools should be familiar with and abide by the information provided in these documents. For any questions, please contact the GEAR UP NC State Office.

Finance Webinar Materials & Examples

Year 2 Claim Reimbursement Form & Training Video

The GEAR UP NC Finance Office has updated the claim reimbursement form with Year 2 budget figures and enhanced the layout. The effective date for use of the new claim form is September 15, 2013 (for August 2013 expenses). We have also created a brief training video in which you will receive a certificate once completed. Please follow the links below:

Additional Resources

Finance and Compliance Resources

For more information, go to the GEAR UP NC Implementation Guide - Finance and Compliance and see below for resources listed in the Implementation Guide's GEAR UP NC Resources.