Funds (including direct costs and allowable indirect costs) may be used only for expenses clearly related and necessary to carry out approved activities that will provide immediately useful, practical knowledge that service providers need as they wrestle with the rapidly changing health care environment. Funds may not be used to supplant current funding for existing activities. Funds may not be used to pay for services except for additional costs created by the research and may not be used for the purchase of a facility to house any portion of the proposed project. Any funds proposed for the purpose of renovation expenses must be detailed and linked directly to programmatic activities. Any lease arrangements in association with the proposed project utilizing these funds may not extend beyond the project period or cover non-programmatic activities. Construction costs are not allowed.