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Foundation to OMNI Frequently Asked Questions

1: What is in scope for this project?

2: What is out of scope for this project?

3: What OMNI Chartfields will be used to record the Foundation funds?

4: How will workflow be configured?

5: Can we add additional levels of approval for Foundation Fund transactions?

6: How will we change approvers on the new Foundation departments?

7: Will existing OMNI Fund 547 continue to be utilized after go-live of this project?

8: Will I have to budget for these funds?

9: Will the processing of Foundation-funded scholarships change?

10: Will we be required to issue a Purchase Order for purchases and/or a Travel Authorization for travel reimbursements from Foundation funds?

11: If we pay a vendor that is not established in OMNI with Foundation funds, will they need to be setup in OMNI before they can be paid after 6/30/18?

12: Will the Foundation still provide some FSU employees a PCard?

13: Will FSU PCards be able to be used to spend Foundation funds?

14: Will the Foundation still provide petty cash?

15: How will this new process affect the quarterly spending distributions that we receive on our endowed funds held by the Foundation?

16: Will I be able to see Foundation fund balances on existing reports and/or queries?

17: Who will initiate the set-up of new projects/funds and how will we know when they are “ready” in OMNI?