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06/05/2017 - 12:22pm

Research, On Campus

The F&A rate is 54.5% of MTDC through June 30, 2017.  Effective July 1, 2017, the pre-determined rates will be:

Fiscal Year Organized Research
FY18 56.0%
FY19 56.5%
FY20 57.0%








Following June 30, 2020, the rate will be provisional until issuance of a new rate agreement.

MTDC: F&A is applied to all of the direct costs minus the following: equipment with a unit cost greater than or equal to $5,000, tuition/fees, participant support, in/out patient care costs, rental of outside facilities, amounts over the first $25,000 of each subcontract, and alterations/renovations. Alterations/Renovations are defined as having a cost of $15,000 or more per alteration or renovation. Costs of less than $15,000 are considered a miscellaneous expense.

ERA Description of Project Activity:   From the list below, please choose the best description of the project’s activity:

 Research - Individual & Project - Externally Funded


 Scholarships & Fellowships (Research Related)


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