San Francisco State University has
a multi-year Facilities and Administrative (indirect
cost) rate agreement with the federal government. This
agreement specifies the F&A cost rates to be applied
to awards from federal and non-federal sponsors. The
agreement is dated November 3, 2005, and is effective
through June 30, 2010.
The rates specified in the agreement
are as follows:
The rate for on-campus research
is 53.0%; for on-campus instruction, 53.6%; for other
on-campus sponsored activities, 28.6%.
The rate for off-campus research,
instruction, or other sponsored activities is 26.0 percent.
Exceptions to these rates occur
when a funding agency places a cap on the F&A rate.
In this case, ORSP must have written guidelines from
the funding agency stating that there is a limit on
If you would like to discuss any
variance from the above rates, you must speak directly
with Alison Sanders, Director for Research
and Sponsored Programs (firstname.lastname@example.org
SFSU Indirect Cost Agreement