Funds Management

The proper stewardship of the University's financial resources begins with understanding the type of funds that are available to you and the restrictions associated with those funds. Individual fund balances are controlled by the fund owner and the owner of the fund has the fiduciary responsibility for the prudent management of fund balances.

Related Resources

Graphic of allowable fund transfers.

A one page reference to the Budget Planning System (BPS) modules

To check for any underwater endowments, use the Underwater Fund Report section of the Endowment Financial Dashboard located in the OBI Revenue and Fund Management Reporting dashboard.
A financial reporting job aid providing brief notes on selected financial reports recommended for answering the questions, "How have we been doing?", "How are we doing?", and "How do we think we will be doing?".
Slides from the Finance seminars held in the Fall 2018. The initial sessions provided a broad overview of the considerations when initiating a financial analysis and report.
Slides from the Finance seminars held in the Spring 2019. These sessions provided an overview of creating a midyear financial forecast.
Instructions and links to OBI report customizations for the OBI RFM Fund Trend and OBI CER Expenditure Trend reports.
A user guide to running the Non-OB report from the H&S Financial Dashboard.