Guidance on Using SOFI Funds to Clear Deficits


Critical Concepts

Consider the Fund Type

When working to resolve a Financial Unit-Fund in deficit, first consult existing policies and procedures applicable to the type of Fund

Selected information and links to relevant resources are provided below: 

Gift Funds

Sponsored Funds/Contracts & Grants

Self-Supporting Funds

Other Considerations

Transaction Options to Clear Deficits

Expense Transfer (Most preferred, for transactions within the same fiscal year)

Transfer Salary (Direct Retro) or Non-Salary (Cost Transfers) Expenses between chart strings

Resource Transfer (If cost transfer is not available and/or balance is from prior fiscal year)

Transfer Financial Resources between chart strings by submitting a Journal with a 7xxxxx Transfer Account Code such as 774009-Fund Balance Transfer


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