F & A Rates/Fringe Benefits
Rate Sheet (revised as of 3/1/2016)
Facilities and Administrative Costs (Formerly Indirect Costs)
Other Sponsored Activities
|#TDC|| 26%|| Off-Campus||Other Sponsored Activities|
State of Florida
*Explanation of Rate Base: The base is modified total direct costs (MTDC). MTDC is defined as total direct costs excluding equipment ($5,000 or more), capital expenditures, charges for patient care and tuition remission, rental costs of off-site facilities, scholarships and fellowships, as well as the portion of each subgrant and
subcontract in excess of $25,000.
For contracts with State of Florida agencies (not including other SUS Universities), use agency specified rate @ TDC (unless otherwise specified).
The off-campus rate will apply where more than 50% of the project as a whole will be conducted in facilities not owned by FAMU.
Fringe Benefit Rates
Salaried Employees under the Florida State Retirement System (FRS) and the Optional Retirement Plan (ORP)
Faculty – 35%
A&P Positions - 31%
USPS Positions - 43%
USPS (Campus Security) - 44%
Executive Positions - 26%
|Other Personnel Services (OPS)-Faculty/A&P/USPS (30 hours or over)||30%|
|Other Personnel Services (OPS)-Faculty/A&P/USPS (less than 30 hours)||7.65%|
Graduate Students (less than .25 FTE)
Graduate Students (.25 FTE or greater) $185/month or $2,220 annually
Please use the Legal Name of Institution when preparing proposals.
Legal Name of Institution:
Florida A&M University (FAMU), acting for and on behalf of the FAMU Board of Trustees
Timonthy E. Moore, Ph.D.
Vice President for Research
Applicant Contact Information:
Office of Sponsored Programs
400 Foote-Hilyer Administration Center
Florida A&M University
Tallahassee, FL 32307-3200
(850) 599-3531 (Voice)
(850) 599-3952 (Fax)
Fact Sheet (.pdf)
Rate Agreement (.pdf)
For University organizational codes (DUNS#, FEID, Florida Sales Tax Exemption#), please contact the Office of Sponsored Programs at (850) 599-3531.