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Frequently required information

Grant proposals often request the following data

ORSO contact information

Office of Research Support and Operations
Lighty Student Services Building, Room 280
PO Box 641060
Pullman, WA 99164‐1060
509‐335‐9661
orso@wsu.edu
Fax: 509‐335‐0890

General university information

  • IRS I.D. Number: 91‐6001108
  • CAGE Code: 0REY0
  • DUNS Number: 04‐148‐5301
  • Institutional Profile Number (IPF) Number: 9082001
  • CEC Code: 18‐068‐856G
  • NRC: Washington is an “Agreement State” License #WN‐ C003‐1
  • WA UBI: 385000328
  • FICE Code: 003800
  • NAICS Number: 611310
  • If the question “Does WSU have a federally approved purchasing system?” is asked on your proposal or agreement, please answer with: Not applicable: IAW FAR 44.302
  • WSU is a Morrill Act of 1862 Land Grant University
  • Is WSU registered in the CCR/SAM? Yes
  • WSU’s Federal Single Audit Report information and other financial documents can be found on the Sponsored Program Services website

Research assurance information

  • Animal Assurance Number: A3485‐01
  • AAALAC Accreditation Date: 02/25/10
  • Human Subjects Assurance Number: FWA00002946
  • Misconduct in Science Assurance File Date: 1/13/92
  • Office of the Campus Veterinarian phone number: 509-335-6246

Agency-specific information

  • PHS Entity Number: 1‐916001108
  • DHHS‐PMS PIN: 3K66
  • USDA/NIFA ASAP Recipient ID Number: 5378616

Political districts

Grants will sometimes request that you identify the congressional and legislative districts where the research will take place. The chart below will help you find your districts.

CampusCongressional districtLegislative district
PullmanWA-005WA-009
SpokaneWA-005WA-005
Tri-CitiesWA-004WA-016
VancouverWA-003WA-018
EverettWA-002WA-038

Budget information

The following information will help you set up grant budgets.

Estimated salary increases as of July 1 of each year 
Faculty, post docs, and research assistants4%
Staff4%
Qualified tuition reduction estimated benefit ratesSee current ORSO budget templates

Facilities and administrative (F&A) cost rates

The following information will help you calculate what percentage of a grant will go to F&A.

All rates represent Modified Total Direct Costs (MTDC), which are direct costs minus:

  • Equipment items of $5,000 or more
  • Subcontracts after initial $25,000 of each subcontractor
  • Qualified Tuition Reduction

Cognizant agency

Health & Human Services (Helen Fung, 415-437-7820)

Rate agreement and F&A Primer

This information can be found on the Sponsored Program Services website

Research rate

  • On campus: 52% through 6/30/17; 53% after 7/1/17
  • Off campus: 26%

Instruction rate

  • On campus: 57.5%
  • Off campus: 26%

Other sponsored activity:

  • On campus: 36%
  • Off campus: 26%

Rates above are based on WSU’s federally negotiated Indirect Cost Rate Agreement. See ORSO Guideline 2 and the current F&A rate agreement for details.