Institutional Reference Docs

Institutional Fact Sheet

Revised: July 2020

Please use the following information to assist you in the preparation of proposals to external sponsors.

Applicant Organization and Address:

Brown University


Office of Sponsored Projects


Box 1929


Providence, RI  02912-9002  USA


Type of Application

Private University

Entity Identification No. (EIN)


DUNS Number


Cage Number


NAICS Number

611310 Registration

Renewed through 8/2020

FICE Number

00 3401

VETS-100 Compliance Number




Congressional District


Human Subjects Assurance Number


Animal Welfare Assurance Number


AAALAC Accreditation Date

July 6, 2017

AAALAC Accreditation Number


Misconduct in Science Assurance Number

1/1/1990  Date of Initial Assurance

IPEDS Code (US Dept. of Education)


OPE ID# (US Dept. of Education)



Authorized Institutional Official:

Patrice A. Carroll, Director


Office of Sponsored Projects


Telephone: (401) 863-2777


Fax: (401) 863-7292


Email: [email protected]


Fringe Benefit Rates for 7/1/17 - 6/30/18

Full-Time Employees 31.00% (including Faculty and Administrative/weekly staff)

Part-Time Employees 7.50% (including Faculty and Administrative/weekly staff)


Fringe Benefit Rates for 7/1/18 - 6/30/19

Full-Time Employees 30.70% (including Faculty and Administrative/weekly staff)

Part-Time Employees 7.10% (including Faculty and Administrative/weekly staff)


Fringe Benefit Rates for 7/1/19 - 6/30/20

Full-Time Employees 30.40% (including Faculty and Administrative/weekly staff)

Part-Time Employees 7.60% (including Faculty and Administrative/weekly staff)


 Fringe Benefit Rates for 7/1/20 - 6/30/21

Full-Time Employees 30.20% (including Faculty and Administrative/weekly staff) 
Part-time Employees 7.00% (including Faculty and Administrative/weekly staff) 

Facilities & Administrative (F&A Costs):

Modified total direct costs, consisting 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 costs.

ON Campus – Organized Research

7/1/16 - 6/30/19

62.50% MTDC

7/1/19 - 6/30/20

62.50% MTDC

7/1/20 - 6/30/21 

58.50% MTDC

7/1/21 - 6/30/22

59.00% MTDC

7/1/22 - 6/30/23

59.50% MTDC

OFF Campus – Organized Research

7/1/14 - 6/30/19

26.00% MTDC

7/1/19 - 6/30/20

26.00% MTDC

ON Campus  - Other Sponsored Activity

7/1/14 - 6/30/19

23.00% MTDC

7/1/19 – 6/30/20

23.00% MTDC

7/1/20 – 6/30/23

27.00% MTDC


Date of Negotiation Agreement:



Federal Agency for F&A Negotiation:

Department of Health and Human Services

(Cognizant Federal Agency for Forms)

Division of Cost Allocation


Northeastern Field Office


Ryan McCarthy, HHS Representative


26 Federal Plaza, Room 41-122


New York, NY  10278 Phone (212) 264-2069


Federal Administrative Cognizance:

Ms. Judith Michaud


Contracting Officer


Office of Naval Research


495 Summer Street, Room 103


Boston, MA 02210-2109


Phone (617) 753-3868


Federal Audit Agency:

Daniel Levinson, Director

(Cognizant Agency for Audit Assignment)

U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services


Office of Inspector General


Room 5527, Cohen Building


330 Independence Avenue, S.W.


Washington, DC  20201


Phone: (202) 619-0335


Email: [email protected]


Disclosure Statement (CASB Form DS-2) Effective date July 1, 2017

Mr. Darryl W. Mayes, National Director

Division of Cost Allocation-Program Support Center

Financial Management Service

Cohen Building, Room 1067

330 Independence Ave, S.W. Washington, DC  20201

Phone (202) 401-2808  Fax (202) 619-3379


Address for checks:

Brown University 
Cashiers Office Business Service Center


Box 1997, 69 Brown Street, 2nd Floor


Providence, RI  02912