The College has a negotiated rate for basic operational costs associated with grants. This rate should be applied to all grants unless the funder specifically limits such charges. The current rate can be obtained from the Sponsored Research Office.
On Campus – 45% of modified direct costs (excluding capital expenditures, buildings, individual items of equipment; alteration and renovations, and that portion of any subaward in excess of $25,000.
Off Campus - 18% of modified direct costs
Date of Agreement – December 03, 2013
Effective Dates – 06/01/2013-05/31/2017
Benefit rates associated with salary calculations for anyone being paid by a grant vary according to the position. These rates cover the College's share of FICA, and the cost of unemployment coverage, tuition benefit, health care, and pension. Current rates (FY 2014) are: To see rates for 2015-2018 please click here
Faculty - 31.5%
Postdocs - 40%
Admin/Prof - 32.7%
Clerical/Technical - 41.8%
Service/Crafts - 30.5%
Students - 10% Summer Only (Cont. Grad. Students - 10% during academic year also)
Other information that may be required for grant applications: Congressional districts, DUNS number, EIN number, Federal Institutional Code, animal welfare number, and Scientific Misconduct Policy dates.
Congressional District - 7th PA
PA District - House 148th
County - Montgomery
DUNS Number - 067398420
Federal ID Number – 231352621
FWA Number - 00000765
Animal Welfare Number - A3920-01
Fed. Institutional Code - 00-3237
Scientific Misconduct - January 12, 1994 and annually since