Fact Sheet

Simmons Institutional Information for Sponsored Projects

Legal Entity Name for all grant proposals contracts and agreements: Simmons University

Institution Type: Nonprofit Private Institution of Higher Education, tax-exempt under IRS section 501(c)(3)

DUNS Number: 079522819

Unique Entity ID (UEI): SAKCL8BJ6DL9

County: Suffolk

Congressional District: MA-007 

Federal Wide Assurance (FWA) Number: 00000207

Entity Identification Number (EIN): 04-2103629

NAICS Code: 611310

CAGE Code: 0UB34

System for Award Management (SAM) Expiration Date: Sep 5, 2024

Indirect Rate (Overhead): 49%, base MTDC
Modified total direct costs (MTDC) , consists of all direct salaries and wages, applicable fringe benefits, materials and supplies, services, travel and up to the first $25,000 of each subaward (regardless of the period of performance of the subawards under the award). Modified total direct costs shall exclude equipment, capital expenditures, charges for patient care, rental costs, tuition remission, scholarships and fellowships, participant support costs and the portion of each subaward in excess of $25,000. Other items may only be excluded when necessary to avoid a serious inequity in the distribution of indirect costs, and with the approval of the cognizant agency for indirect cost.

Fringe Rates: 
Full-time, academic year: 25.6%; base: salary and wages
Part-time, student employment, summer: 7.65%; base: salary and wages

The approved indirect rate for Simmons is 49% on MTDC (Modified total direct costs).

Cognizant Agency:

US Department of Health and Human Services
POC: Michael Stanco, HHS Representative
26 Federal Plaza, Rm. 41-122
New York, NY 10278
(212) 264-2069

Equipment threshold: $5,000 and over

Fax: (617) 521-3083

Authorized Organizational Representative (AOR) for Research and Sponsored Programs:
Primary: Lenko Tankov, Senior Associate Director of Research and Sponsored Programs
Secondary: Leanne Doherty, Associate Provost, Academic and Faculty Affairs Stephanie Cosner, Provost

Checks Payable To: Simmons University, 300 The Fenway, Boston, MA 02115-5898

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