Tag Archives: indirect costs

Spotlight on Policy: Cost Share

By: Maggie Gallagher-Mondak Today’s spotlight is a light refresher on Cost Share.  Once the cat is out of the bag (or the cost share is proposed), we can’t just forget about it.  There is an important amount of follow up to do post-award, and today’s post will provide some general background, remind us what follow […]

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Salley Rockey Explains IDC

Salley Rockey of NIH fame has a great blog post on Rock Talk about indirect costs and NIH’s viewpoint. It’s a great primer, if you have questions! Check it out here.

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Nature Studies Indirect Costs

Nature has published a great article on indirect costs!  If you’ve ever been interested in the history of the Negotiated Indirect Cost Rate and what it has meant for universities, this is a good place to start. The purpose of the article is to talk about a study that Nature conducted on the actual rate […]

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FY2014 F&A Space Study Under Way

Over the past few weeks, you may have noticed me and my colleagues walking through your building with a clipboard, asking questions and looking at rooms.  Many of you may have received follow up emails asking questions about who worked in your lab during fiscal year 2014, and what projects they were working on.  If […]

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VCU F&A/Indirect Cost Rate Negotiations Are Complete! New Rates are Here!

This just in from the Office of Research: Negotiations of VCU’s F&A rates have been completed.   The rates are as follows: Type of Rate    On or Off-Campus    Rate    Applicable Dates Research          On-Campus               52.0%    07/01/2012 – 06/30/2013 Research          On-Campus               52.5%    07/01/2013 and forward Research          Off-Campus               […]

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