Batch Upload Now Available

Batch Upload / Download Functionality Now Available in the Budget Tool


We are pleased to announce that the batch upload / download functionality is now available and visible to you on the Budget Tool header menu.   


New Features Available


  • Ability to download ChartStrings to an Excel spreadsheet, revise budgets and upload the spreadsheet for Direct Activity, Transfers and Payroll salaries
  • Ability to download actual Transfers as view only
  • Ability to download fringe accounts as view only


Updated Web-Based Training Available


The web-based Budget Tool Changes training material has been updated to include guidance on how to use the new batch upload / download functionality.  Click here to access the updated training material.  You can also navigate to this training material through the Training Catalog on the Finance Gateway at, and search by “Budget Tool”.


If you have questions regarding the Budget Tool, please contact the Finance Service Center.  You can log an incident or request a service by using a self-service web form, or you can contact the Service Center by phone: 212-854-2122 Monday-Friday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm. 


Thank you for your continued support and for helping to ensure the additional Budget Tool functionality is successful.  




The Budget Tool Team