New F&A rates for the UW-Madison campus have been approved. The F&A rate for research will be 49.5%, effective January 27, 2011 through June 30, 2011. As of July 1, 2011, that rate will become 50.5%, effective through June 30, 2013. The F&A rate for Outreach/Public Service remains 36%.
For proposal preparation, the official F&A rate agreement date is January 11, 2011, and these rates are to be implemented effective today, January 27, 2011 (per RSP’s instructions).
The applicable rate (49.5% or 50.5%) to use for proposal budget preparation is to be determined by the project start date.
If you have any questions about implementing or applying the new rates, don’t hesitate to contact your preaward contact in the CALS Research Division.
Policy memo available online at: http://www.rsp.wisc.edu/chap4/rn/rn11-1.html