New Facilities and Administrative Rates - FY 2010-2014

The University of Washington has completed negotiation of the next facilities and administrative (F&A) rate agreement.  The University’s negotiating team completed discussions with Health and Human Services Division of Cost Allocation on November 16th, 2010.

New rates are applicable from FY 2010 through FY 2014 and are effective immediately.

Summary of New Rates

   FY2010  FY2011  FY2012  FY2013 FY2014
Organized Researchi          
 On-Campus 54% 54% 54% 54.5% 54.5%
Off-Campusi 26% 26% 26%  26% 26%
           
South Lake Union 66% 68% 72%  73% 74%
           
Applied Physics Lab 17% 17% 17% 17% 17%
           
Regional Primate Center          
A Rate 42% 42% 42% 42% 42%
A+B Rate 78% 78% 78% 78% 78%
A+B+C Rate 83% 83% 83% 83% 83%
           
Vessel (salary/wage base) 25% 25% 25% 25% 25%
           
Other Sponsored Activity (new)          
On-Campus 33.8% 33.8% 33.8% 33.8% 33.8%
Off-Campus 26% 26% 26% 26% 26%
           
Instructioni          
On-Campus 53% 53% 53% 53% 53%
Off-Campus 26% 26% 26% 26% 26%

Retroactive Changes for Certain Awards

New externally funded awards made after June 30, 2009 at the on-campus provisional F&A rate of 56% will be retroactively adjusted to the new rate of 54% (54.5% in FY 2013 or later).  In most cases, the incremental difference in claimed F&A costs between 54% (54.5% in FY 2013 or later) and 56% will be re-budgeted from indirect costs to direct costs.  Future expenditures on these awards will be assessed at the new rate of 54% (54.5% in FY 2013 or later).  This means that in general the direct costs on projects will increase and the corresponding indirect costs will be decreased. Research Accounting and Analysis and Office of Sponsored Programs will make these adjustments in the coming weeks and will communicate with departments throughout the readjustment process.

Any award made on June 30, 2009 or before will remain at the awarded F&A rate.  In most cases for on-campus research, that rate is 56%.

 

Historical F&A and Fringe Benefit Rate Agreements

To view prior F&A and fringe benefit rate agreements for the University of Washington, click here.

 

GIMi 13 Update

Grants Information Memorandum 13 will be updated shortly as will administrative and other institutional systems, such as FAS and SAGE. 

 

Questions?

If you have any questions or need additional information about these rates, please contact Sue Camber (scamber@uw.edu or 3-8951) or Cristi Chapman (cristic@uw.edu or 3-9985).

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