Institutional Information for Proposals

Legal Applicant/Grantee/Contractor Name:  
University of Northern Iowa

Mailing Address:

      Office of Research and Sponsored Programs
      213 East Bartlett
      Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0394

Official Applicant/Grantee/Contractor Address:

       University of Northern Iowa
       1227 W. 27th St.
       Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0012

Type of Organization:  
State Supported Institution of Higher Education

U.S. Congressional District for UNI: 
2nd Iowa (IA-002)

U.S. Congressional Districts for all of Iowa:   
Map of Congressional Districts (PDF)

Tax Exempt Status (proof of non-profit status):  
Exempt.  UNI’s IRS tax status letter (PDF) 

Audit Report:  
UNI Single Audit Report
Internal Controls Letter

Authorized Institutional Representative

(Primary Signing Official of All Formal Proposal/Awards)

Tolif Hunt
Director of Research and Sponsored Programs
Office of Research and Sponsored Programs
213 East Bartlett
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0394
Phone: 319-273-3217

If the Primary Signing Official is not available, an Alternate Signing Official in the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs will assist in your submission.

Common Numbers

Federal Employer Identification Number (FEIN) No.:    42-6004333
Dun and Bradstreet (DUNS) No.:      07-313-2623
Unique Entity Identifier:   PLZ1BS2RC597
Human Subjects Assurance (FWA) No.:  00002159
Commercial and Government Entity (CAGE) Code:  ØFV12
DHHS Entity ID No.: 1-426004333-A1
Federal Interagency Committee on Education (FICE) Code: 001869
NIH Institutional Profile No.: 8049001
J-1 Visa Designation Number:   P-1-01582

Facilities and Administrative (Indirect) Costs Explained

The University’s federally negotiated indirect cost rates should be applied to ALL sponsored projects regardless of the type of funding agency or source of funds.  In limited circumstances, a reduction or waiver of indirect costs may be available but must be approved in advance by the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs.

UNI's Facilities and Administrative (Indirect) Cost Rate Agreement - Effective 7/1/21-6/30/25 (PDF)

Guidance on Application of Facilities and Administrative Costs (PDF)

F&A Reduction Request Form (PDF - Fillable)



See Budget Development for links to fringe benefit, tuition, travel and other rates.