How are F&A Rates Determined for Individual Grants and Contracts?
The actual F&A rates for most Federally sponsored project awards are the standard rates referred to in the University’s F&A rate agreement. While it should be customary practice to use the University’s negotiated standard F&A rates on all sponsored projects, there are certain exceptions in which not all sponsors can reimburse the University for F&A costs at the negotiated rates. The following are some exceptions:
The F&A rate applied to individual awards is determined by:
Once an F&A rate is set with a sponsor for an individual award, it remains in effect throughout the entire competitive cycle of the award