Institutional Information for Proposals


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

Official Applicant/Grantee/Contractor Address:

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

Type of Organization:  State Supported Institution of Higher Education

U.S. Congressional District for UNI:  1st Iowa (IA-001)

U.S. Congressional Districts for all of Iowa:   Map of Congressional Districts

Tax Exempt Status (proof of non-profit status):   Exempt.   UNI’s IRS tax status 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 Hall
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0394
Phone: 319-273-3217
Fax: 319-273-2634

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

Human Subjects Assurance 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

NCES ID/IPEDS ID:                                                                    154095

Facilities and Administrative (Indirect) Costs:

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 Program.

UNI's Facilities and Administrative (Indirect) Cost Rate Agreement - Effective 7/1/13 through 6/30/17

Date of UNI's Facilities and Administrative Cost Rate Agreement:    June 27, 2013

Effective Dates:    July 1, 2013 – June 30, 2017

Cognizant Federal Agency:      Dept. of Health and Human Services (DHHS)

DHHS Representative:      Matthew Dito (214) 767-3261

UNI Facilities and Administrative Cost Rates:

On-Campus Programs: 33.8% of Modified Total Direct Costs (MTDC)

Off-Campus Programs: 13.5% of Modified Total Direct Costs (MTDC)

MTDC is equal to Total Direct Costs excluding capital expenditures for the construction and renovation of buildings, equipment with a unit cost or $5,000 or more, the portion of subawards greater than $25,000 each, rental costs of off-site facilities, Graduate Assistant tuition, and payments to or on behalf of program participants as an incentive for receiving training and instruction.

Off-Campus rate is applied to sponsored projects where more than 50% of UNI personnel effort is substantially performed in a facility not owned by the university AND to which rent is directly allocated to sponsor funds.

Other Commonly Required Information:

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