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Fringe Benefit Rates

If you are budgeting employee salaries to be paid from a sponsored project, you must also budget a proportionate amount for fringe benefits charges. You may estimate these charges by applying the following percentages to the amount of salary budgeted.

Faculty - Full-time

TIAA-CREF position estimate

Staff - Full-time (fully benefited)

NDPERS position estimate
TIAA-CREF position estimate

Support Staff - Part-time

10%

Graduate or Undergraduate Students - Full-time

2%

Graduate or Undergraduate Students - Part-time

10%

Facilities and Administrative Cost (F&A) Rates

(Formerly known as Indirect Costs)

Date of Current Agreement:

November 8, 2010

Effective Dates:

07/01/2010 through 06/30/2014

Rate Type:

Predetermined

Location

Rate Description

Rate

Effective Period

On-campus

Organized Research Rate

43.5%

07/01/2010 to 06/30/2011

On-campus

Organized Research Rate

44.5%

07/01/2011 to 06/30/2013

On-campus

Organized Research Rate

45.0%

07/01/2013 to 06/30/2014

Off-campus

Organized Research Rate

26.0%

07/01/2010 to 06/30/2014

On-campus

Instruction Rate

53.2%

07/01/2010 to 06/30/2014

Off-campus

Instruction Rate

26.0%

07/01/2010 to 06/30/2014

On-campus

Other Sponsored Activity Rate

38.1%

07/01/2010 to 06/30/2014

Off-campus

Other Sponsored Activity Rate

20.3%

07/01/2010 to 06/30/2014

On-campus

(A) or CNSE Rate

35.0%

07/01/2010 to 06/30/2014

Off-campus

(A) or CNSE Rate

19.3%

07/01/2010 to 06/30/2014

The rate is applied to the "modified total direct costs" (MTDC) of the grant budget.

MTDC = Total Direct Costs excluding the following:

  1. Capital equipment expenditures exceeding $5,000.00 per item
  2. The portion of any subcontract budget exceeding $25,000.00
  3. Scholarships, fellowships or tuition waivers.

Additional information regarding facilities and administrative cost rates in grant proposal preparation can be found at NDSU Research Administration.

 


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Last Updated: Friday, February 22, 2013 3:30:33 PM